The ?Emperor?s Garden? rug inspiring this design is an exquisite example of a type of design known as the ?Peking? style which gained status and popularity during the latter decades of the 19th century. This was a time when China opened its vast workforce, in the form of large weaving ?factories," to the Western world. A trademark of this style, which reached its zenith of popularity during the 1940s, is its use of pictorial elements, such as pagodas, vases, and realistically drawn flowers, birds and butterflies.
Contact Caravan Classics for more information about original rugs and designs. Licensed from Caravan Classics.
24 x 18 cm