The Meaning of Patterns on Traditional Chinese Carpets

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The symbolism of the patterns on the carpet did not appear in recent years, it existed in our traditional ancient times. Traditional carpets are often embroidered with various patterns. Common carpets are often embroidered with patterns such as plum, blue, and bamboo, representing the elegant temperament of the Chinese people. In China, plum, orchid, bamboo, and chrysanthemum are known as gentlemen, representing their noble qualities and integrity. The embroidered patterns on the carpet also represent the noble qualities and good sentiments of the owner.
China is a country with a splendid culture of 5000 years, and every thing has a profound connotation inside. Carpets are also a type of Chinese culture, with many patterns on them, each of which has a different meaning inside. In China, everything is very particular, and we must know its connotation. The patterns on the carpet include flowers, grass, trees, wood, birds, insects, and fish, and each of them has a different symbol and connotation inside.
Peony, also known as Luoyang flower or Fugui flower in our country, is known as the king of flowers. Peony contains the meaning of wealth and nobility, and it is also a common pattern on our carpets. The peonies are graceful and magnanimous, with blooming flowers and wealth, symbolizing auspiciousness and wealth. This is often what is embroidered on our living room carpet. There has always been a saying in China that flowers bloom and wealth flourish, and with the special meaning of peonies, their appearance should also appear on our carpets.
Common patterns on carpets include vases, peonies, cats, butterflies, lions, tigers, dragons, cranes, deer, plums, orchids, bamboo, chrysanthemums, bats, etc. Among them, the vase symbolizes peace and tranquility, the peony symbolizes grace and wealth, the cat and butterfly symbolize longevity, the lion, tiger, and dragon symbolize power and majesty, the crane and deer symbolize immortality, the plum, orchid, bamboo, and chrysanthemum symbolize four seasons, and the bat symbolizes "happiness". In China, the patterns on carpets are very exquisite, and they must match the owner's identity, status, and age. Only in this way can the owner's temperament and spirit be better reflected.
The carpet pattern of "plum blossom branches in spring" symbolizes prosperity. Plum blossom has a noble and strong temperament in China. The saying 'The sword is sharpened, and the fragrance of plum blossoms comes from the bitter cold' is a compliment to plum blossoms. The plum blossom has a very important position in China, and its symbolism fully reflects the pursuit of the Chinese people. If the owner has a carpet embroidered with plum blossom patterns in their room, we can see from it that the owner is a person who values his inner cultivation, and he is not an ordinary and vain person.