Item: Antique Ningxia RugSize: 4 feet 1 inches x 7 feet 2 inchesOrigin: China
Description: Features five toed dragons on a silk ground with metal. The design has blue and white checked dragons on a peachy colored field. The rug has a wave border in rust, peach, blue, green and ivory. This is an imperial production rug with a room placement cartouche at the top of the rug. The characters in the cartouche indicate that the rug was a spare/back for the Palace of Great Benevolence, a palace in the Forbidden City which was built in the reign of Emperor Yong Le of the Ming Dynasty. The palace was used as a residence for concubines in both the Ming and Qing dynasty. Qing dynasty Emperor Kang Xi was born at the palace in 1654.
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