rug originates from the city of Ningxia in western China, circa 1760s
where a majority of the rugs come from an imperial origin. This style of
rugs are characterized by their starkly contrasting colors and use of
symbols like cloud-bands or dragons.
colors used in this Ningxia evoke feelings of calm, as the imperial
blue stands out against the creamy white background. The rug is covered
in ornate symbols that are enclosed by a border that is covered in a