Oriental Rugs Dictionary

Kansu, Gansu

Kansu is a province in China that includes the city of Ninghsia. The major weaving center is Ninghsia, but rugs were woven in many smaller towns. Generally, rugs of Kansu are coarsely woven in comparison to Ninghsia. Designs are usually rendered in blue on yellow, light red or tan fields. Some Kansu rugs have wool weft.

See Ninghsia