Rug with floral medallion and butterflies
Yongzheng period (1723-1735)
185 x 127 cm (73 x 50 in.)
|| 7 H x 5 V = 35 kpsi
|| rose, dark blue, light blue, tobacco brown, light green, ivory (6)
|| medium to good pile overall with minor, scattered areas of repiling. The right hand selvedge is original.
|| Characterised by the delicate drawing which distinguishes the weavings of the short and noble Yongzheng period, it has a beautifully drawn round medallion composed of conjoined lotus flowers, surrounded by butterflies and other floral motifs of unique gracefulness.