Aubusson rug, French Aubusson rug
French Aubusson rugs originated in France and are consider to be one of the most significant designs to come out of Europe. French Aubusson rugs feature a bouquet of flowers surrounded by an oval or similar rectangular shape with the corners rounded in. The innovative, elegant design of French Aubusson rugs feature delicate color schemes and sophisticated patterns. Although Aubusson rugs originated in France, China has become very well known for their Aubusson rugs. A traditional Chinese Aubusson rug features Ming vases in the corners and often integrates a Chinese symbol in the design. Also, Chinese Aubusson rugs often have a chiseled appearance through the varied carpet length at the edges of the design, which give it depth and dimension.