OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET OF EXCEPTIONAL LARGE ...

Item Number
AOR-007

Size: 14ft 10in x 10ft 2in (453 x 310cm).

A very good and hard to find example of a very large size traditional Afghan village carpet by Ersari Turkmen weavers. Afghan carpets of this size are scarce and not usually in near perfect condition as this example.

Circa 1920.

The carpet has three rows of eight large guls, the carpet has a very good red colour, the border design is very detailed in a dark indigo blue.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. There are a few old repairs that can only be seen from the back.

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: AOR-007.
£1,950

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG WITH MEMLINC GULS ...

Item Number
AOR-01

Size: 6ft 7 inches x 3ft 8 inch (201 x 112cm)

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug with Memlinc guls within octagons.

2nd half 19th century

A superb Kazak rug with a single vertical row of 'Memlinc guls'

Superb colour and typical Kazak weave

Great condition, even wear with good pile to the borders and lower pile to the middle.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: AOR-01
£1,750

ANTIQUE TURKISH OUSHAK CARPET, UNUSUAL GREEN FIELD ...

Item Number
AOR-AH01

Size: 13ft 7in x 11ft 1in (415 x 338cm).

Antique Turkish Oushak carpet of Caucasian design, the carpet has a soft colour palette, with an unusual soft green ground.

Circa 1900/20.

The carpet has a beautifully drawn border that contrasts very well with the soft field colour.

This is an excellent furnishing carpet of substantial weight, suitable for heavy domestic use, it would be ideal in a dining room or large family room, a good country house carpet.

The carpet is in good condition with mostly good pile, there is some wear on the right hand side but this can only be seen on close up inspection.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: AOR-AH01.
£1,750

OLD INDIAN AGRA CARPET WITH PERSIAN VASE ...

Item Number
AOR-014

Size: 12ft 0in x 9ft 0in (365 x 274cm).

Old Indian Agra carpet with traditional large scale Persian vase design and excellent colour. The carpet has very soft glossy wool.

About 20 years old.

The carpet has a rich burgundy background colour with a floral design in ivory, gold and blues.

The border is a dark indigo colour and contrasts well with the burgundy field colour.

The carpet is in excellent condition with no wear and good thick pile.

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use such as a dining or living room.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: AOR-014.
£1,750

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK LONG RUG OR RUNNER, ...

Item Number
AOR-016

Size: 10ft 3in x 4ft 0in (312 x 122cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak long rug or runner, South West Caucasus.

Late 19th century

A pleasing rug with a repeat medallion design on a dark indigo blue ground. The rug is dated in a panel above the top medallion. there are two charming small animals at the foot of the rug. The rug has very soft wool and long pile.

Excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: AOR-016.

£1,500

ANTIQUE PERSIAN QASHQAI TRIBAL HORSE COVER, BLANKET ...

Item Number
AOR-003

Size: 5ft 0inx 4ft 9in (153 x 145cm) excluding tassels.

Antique South West Persian Qashqai tribal horse cover .

Circa 1890.

The cover is on an ivory plain weave ground decorated with piled weaving with shrubs, flowers animals and people. Note the beautiful line of dancing ladies at the lower end.

The cover is in original condition with some wear and signs of use, it has not been washed and still has slight discolouration due to horse sweat etc.

A superb collectible display item.

Stock Number: AOR-003.
£995

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG OF LARGER THAN NORMAL ...

Item Number
AOR-006

Size: 6ft 11in x 4ft 3in (211 x 129cm).

Antique Baluch rug with lattice design. A rug of desirable larger than average size.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a fine latch hook medallion lattice design in alternate rows of different shades of madder red and cochineal on a indigo blue ground. The border is of classic Baluch leaf' design on a madder red ground.

The rug is in good condition with slight wear and good long pile. The rug has very good glossy wool and also retains the original kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration. There is some corrosion to the olive browns as one would expect. The side bindings have been subject to numerous repairs over the years.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: AOR-006.
£850

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF ENSI DESIGN, ...

Item Number
AFMS207

Size: 7ft 7in x 4ft 2in (230 x 127cm).

Old Afghan village rug of ‘ensi’ door hanging design.

About 60 years old.

The rug is very well made with excellent wool and superb colour, the rug is of unusual size being longer and narrower than one would expect for this design.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS207
£750

OLD AFGHAN RUG OF TURKMEN DESIGN, FINE ...

Item Number
AFMS206

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 10in (180 x 117cm).

Old Afghan village rug of Turkmen design with a very simple gul design to the field.

About 60 years old.

The border is very well drawn with some yellow highlights.

The rug is of fine weave with a thin and floppy handle.

The rug is in good condition with some wear and corrosion to the blacks. The pile is medium to low.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS206
£495

ANTIQUE BALUCH SADDLE BAG FACE, 'STAR IN ...

Item Number
SR-001

Size: 2ft 2in x 1ft 11in (66 x 59cm).

Antique Baluch saddle bag face with 'star in octagon' design of scarce small size.

Circa 1880.

The saddle bag is of well known 'star and octagon' design. The field is filled with stars and many tribal design elements. The bag face has superb soft glossy wool and a very floppy handle. The bag face retains the original end finishes with very fine detailed weft work decoration. The bag face has superb colour especially the light indigo blues.

The saddle bag face is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. There is some slight corrosion to the browns.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: SR-001
£495

OLD TURKISH PRAYER RUG OF CLASSIC DESIGN, ...

Item Number
AOR-012

Size: 5ft 11in x 4ft 1in (180 x 124cm).

Old Turkish prayer rug of traditional design. There are a few old but well done repairs.

Circa 1920.

Stock number: AOR-012.
£295

OLD AFGHAN BALUCH PUSHTI (PILLOW) WITH TREE ...

Item Number
AFMS-238

Size: 2ft 6in x 1ft 8in (77 x 50cm).

Old Afghan Baluch pushti (pillow) with plain weave back.

Circa 1920.

Pushti were used as pillows or back rests, they were filled with wool or straw through a small opening to one side. This example has a simple tree of life design on a camel ground.

The back is a stripped plain weave in camel wool.

The bag is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile.

The bag has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: AFMS-238.
£195

OLD AFGHAN MUSHWANI BALUCH BALISHT OR GRAIN ...

Item Number
AFMS-233

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 2in (118 x 66cm).

Old Afghan Mushwani Baluch grain bag; these are known as ‘balisht’.

Circa 1920.

This example has the traditional Mushwani design to the face with a decorative closing panel at the top.

The back is a stripped plain weave design.

The bag is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. These bags make excellent floor cushions if filled with a pillow.

The bag has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: AFMS-233.
£195