Ref. 9856 / 7 CE 1098 Size cm. 190 x 120 Baotou, circa 1900.
Carpets from Baotou. The city of Baotou, the capital of Suiyuan ( today Inner Mongolia ) was the place where the carpets from all the region were traded. With high, thick and velvety pile, these carpets and particularly the " Pictorial " ones were well known and sought after. Lattice, rice-grain, rosettes, chessboard and brocades patterns were also very popular.