Chinese Pao Toa Silk Rug152cm x 92cm / 5′ x 3′
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Chinese Pao Tao rug. Circa 1960’s, this rug depicts a traditional Chinese story of Immortality: The Red Crested Crane, the symbol of longevity in Chinese culture is said to be able to communicate with both ‘mortals’ and ‘immortals’…..once every thousand years a special mushroom grows which when eaten enables immortality…the immortals tell the crane, who in turn tells the deer, who in turn tells the mortals where this special mushroom can be found growing….the mortals find and eat the mushroom becoming immortal.
|Hand-Knot type||Double knot|
|Knot count||350,000-500,000 knots per square meter|
|Pile depth / Rug thickness||2.5mm|