Description & Technical information

Round carpet with two Fo-dogs, mythical animals with both the characteristics of a dog and a lion, which were traditionally the guardians of palaces and sacred buildings.

Date:  Around 1900
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  China
Medium: warp and weft: wool, pile: wool
Dimensions: 124 x 124 cm (48⁴/₅ x 48⁴/₅ inches)
Categories: Textiles