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Antique Ningxia Door carpet with Lucky Symbols

An antique Ningxia door carpet with a central field with an array of lucky symbols and Manchu inscriptions above a pearl and 'lishui' lower register and beneath a stylized pendant jewel and 'ruyi' head valance, all worked in polychrome wool yarns against a dark blue ground and woven on a cotton foundation.
Circa 1875 AD
188 x 101 cm