- Antique Khotan Area Rug (5' x 8')
Antique Khotan Area Rug (5' x 8')
Dimensions: 5'6" x 8'8" (168 cm x 264 cm).
Colors: brown, dark red, off-white, orange, red, tan.
Khotan rugs are from the Chinese autonomous region of Xinjiang, Chinese Turkestan. These unique rugs made in the towns Khotan, Kashgar, and Yarkand are often referred to as Samarkand after the main trading town in the region. They have a combination of designs and being on the silk route have influences from their Chinese, Turkoman, and Turkish neighbors. Fretwork, cloud borders, trellis patterns, pomegranates and carnations all are incorporated into their designs.They are of long and relatively narrow size with simplistic and spacious designs.