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Abrash Design

Antique Art Deco Chinese Rug, 9x12

Regular price $1,295.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $1,295.00 USD
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A genuine, antique, hand-knotted, art deco Chinese rug adds color, warmth, and charm to complement any decor style.

This stunning, large, room size carpet offers a rare and stunning range of colors. Pastels and jewel tones blend harmoniously, framed by a black outer border. The open main field offers a great example of art deco spaciousness, balanced by plenty of intricacy in the borders.

The rug was diligently hand-knotted in China, c. 1925-1947. It reflects the age, geographic origin, colors, style and techniques associated with Helen Fette, an American entrepreneur who pioneered new dye techniques, invested in Chinese workshops, and guided their carpet design and production processes from the 1920's through 1940's. Around the same time, Walter Nichols, another American entrepreneur, pursued a close parallel path, adding to the variety and popularity of the now famous art deco Chinese carpets.

The rug is in very good antique condition. The pile is remarkably full. The colors and design show beautifully. We washed it in May, 2024, and carefully stored it since then.

Size: 106x139 inches
Thickness: 1/2 inch
Materials: wool pile on cotton foundation
Age: c. 1920's - 40's

Come see the rug if you're in the DC/Baltimore area. Shipping is available to all locations.

I'm offering a 30 day money-back guarantee if you order with shipping, or a 7 day money-back guarantee if you pick up locally. Order today, and you can soon try it out in your home without worries.

Shipping & Returns

For standard shipping within the USA, the shipping cost will be calculated during the checkout process, when you enter your address, before you finalize your order and make the payment.
Free local pickup in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA is an option for every purchase, by appointment only. Get in touch here to make an appointment.


I ship my rugs by UPS Ground, with added insurance, within the USA. Please contact me to arrange international shipping, or to request a different shipping carrier.

After you place your order, I will deliver your rug to UPS for shipping within 2-3 business days.

Once UPS receives the package, the shipping time varies from approx. 1 to 5 business days, depending on your location.


I'm happy to show you my rugs in person, by appointment. My location is in the Kemp Mill neighborhood of Silver Spring, Maryland 20902.

Whether you buy online or in-person, I always offer an option for free local pickup. That is, after you pay for the rug, you can pick up your rug from me in Silver Spring and take it home, without paying for shipping or other added fees.

Please get in touch to set up an appointment to see the rugs, or to pick rugs up locally after buying them online.


I want you to see the rugs in your home to make sure you like them. In case you don't like them for any reason, I offer an easy return policy.

The 'grace period' for returns depends on how you bought the rugs -

  • If you ordered with shipping, without seeing the rug in person first, you get a 30 day return grace period. The 30 day grace period begins when the rug arrives at your address.
  • If you picked up the rug from me locally, without shipping, you get a 7 day return grace period. The 7 day grace period begins when you pick up the rug. 

You may ship the rug back to me, or drop it off locally by appointment. I will issue a refund for the purchase price, provided that I receive the returned rug within the grace period explained above.

All shipping fees are non-refundable.

I will expect to receive the returned rug in the same condition that I sent it to you. Please make sure that the rug is dry, not damp or wet. Please do not apply any adhesive tape to the front or back of the rug. I will assess any damage on a case-by-case basis, and subtract the value of the damage from your refund.

Questions? Please get in touch.