ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET OF ...

Item Number
MS-133

Size: 10ft 10in x 8ft 7in (330 x 262cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen main carpet from Southern Turkmenistan or Northern Afghanistan.

2nd half 19th century.

This fine carpet has 3 rows of 7 large guls, each gul is of very large size and contains 4 boxed stars to the centre. The rows of guls are separated by a complex linked star design. The border design is most unusual being made up of a repeat boxed star design.

The colours in this carpet are truly outstanding and the images do not do them justice. The field is an soft coral madder red, the indigo blues range from a very light blue, a blue/green and a dark indigo blue.

The carpet retains its original long kilim ends and the original over bound side finishes.

The carpet is of a good size, this is without doubt a scarce and outstanding example of tribal weaving.

The carpet is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-133.
£9,000

ANTIQUE KIZYL AYAK ERSARI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, ...

Item Number
R-1282

Size: 9ft 5in x 6ft 8in (286 x 204cm).

Antique Kizyl Ayak Ersari Turkmen main carpet with the ‘tauk nuska’ ’ gul design; each segment of the gul contains two double headed birds.

Circa 1870.

The carpet has a rich red ground colour with some very nice blues and yellows. The boarder is a very well drawn example of the curled leaf design.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1282.
£8,500

ANTIQUE ERSARI KIZIL AYAK TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, ...

Item Number
D-0684

Size: 11ft 10in x 6ft 11in (360 x 212cm).

Antique Kizyl Ayak Ersari Turkmen main carpet with the tradition Kizil Ayak gul design; there are three rows of ten large guls.

Circa 1880.

The carpet has a rich red ground colour with some very nice blues and blue greens. The boarder is a very well drawn example of the bird head design. Note how the minor gul changes through out the carpet and the use of stars between each set of guls. There are also some nice filler elements used at the sides of the field.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile. The carpet retains it original kilim end finishes at both ends.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: D-0684.
£8,000

VERY RARE SMALL MAIN CARPET, CENTRAL ASIAN ...

Item Number
MB-02

Size: 7ft 5in x 8ft 1in (225 x 247cm).

A very good small main carpet by the Turkmen of the Upper Amu Darya region or central Asian Kirghyz; the border can clearly be seen to be related to designs found on Beshir rugs and carpets.

Mid 19th century or earlier.

The carpet is well drawn with diagonal rows of hooked guls on a saturated red ground, all of the colours are vibrant and show dye qualities of the highest order.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The pile is long and glossy. I have found only one or two spots of re-piling. The carpet retains a few rows of kilim at both ends.

This is a very rare collectors rug in superb original condition.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MB-02
£7,500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET WITH SUPERB ...

Item Number
R-1284

Size: 10ft 8in x 7ft 5in (325 x 226cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 4 rows of 12 guls.

Circa 1870.

The carpet has a soft red ground colour, the guls are large and round. The border is of the Turkmen octagon design.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile.

Both ends retain the original large elem panel end finishes.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1284.
£7,000

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, SMALL SQUARE ...

Item Number
R-1283

Size: 9ft 2in x 7ft 6in (280 x 229cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 5 rows of 14 guls.

Circa 1880.

The carpet has a superb deep red ground colour which contrasts very well with the border. The guls are well drawn and round in shape. The border is a traditional Turkmen octagon design with many interesting elements.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile.

Both ends retain the original large elem panel end finishes.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1283.
£6,500

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN MAIN CARPET WITH KEPSE ...

Item Number
R-715

Size: 10ft 8in x 6ft 8in (324 x 203cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen main carpet with the ‘Kepse’ gul design.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a rich brown ground colour with some very nice blues and yellows.

Note the original hanging cords that are attached at the top end of the carpet, it is rare to find these still attached.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile.

Both ends retain the original kilim end finishes.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-715

£5,000

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, EXCELLENT FURNISHING ...

Item Number
MS-061

Size: 10ft 2in x 6ft 11in (310 x 210cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 4 rows of 14 guls.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a warm brown/red ground colour which gives the carpet a rich and warm feel. The guls are well drawn and cochineal dye is used in the central quartered design. The border is a traditional Turkmen octagon design with many interesting elements.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile.

Both ends retain the original kilim end finishes.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-061.
£4,995

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, SMALL SQUARE ...

Item Number
R-1095

Size: 8ft 6in x 7ft 10in (260 x 240cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen main carpet from Southern Turkmenistan or Northern Afghanistan.

Circa 1870.

This fine carpet has 2 rows of 6 large guls with very large diamond shaped minor gul. The main guls are of a superb large size and very round in shape.

The colours in this carpet are truly outstanding and the images do not do them justice. The field is an abrashed rich madder red, the indigo blues range from a very light blue, a blue/green and a dark indigo blue.

The carpet retains its original long kilim ends and the original over bound side finishes.

The carpet is of a small square size, indicating an early date and tribal origin. An outstanding early tribal carpet.

The carpet is in excellent condition with even wear and medium/low pile.

The carpet is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1095
£4,950

ANTIQUE ERSARI KIZIL AYAK MAIN CARPET, VERY ...

Item Number
D-0800

Size: 8ft 2in x 6ft 6in (248 x 198cm).

Antique Kizyl Ayak Ersari Turkmen main carpet with the ‘tauk nuska’ ’ gul design; each segment of the gul contains two double headed birds.

Circa 1850.

The carpet has a soft madder red ground colour with some very nice shades of blue in the guls. The boarder is a very well drawn example of the classic Kizil Ayak bird design. The small squarish shape suggest an early date.

The carpet is in fair condition with even wear with medium / low pile. The carpet has had a long life and been repaired at numerous times to keep it in use, so there are areas of re-weaving as can be seen in the images. These are very well done an do not effect the visual appearance of the carpet. The carpet is of very fine weave with excellent wool. There are the remains of the original kilim end finishes at both ends.

The carpet is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: D-0800.
£4,250

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, UNUSUAL PILED ...

Item Number
MS-032

Size: 10ft 0in x 7ft 3in (304 x 222cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 4 rows of 10 guls.

4th quarter 19th century.

The carpet has a clear red ground colour which gives the carpet a rich and warm feel. The guls are well drawn and cochineal dye is used in the central quartered design. The border is a traditional Turkmen octagon design with many interesting elements. An interesting feature of the carpet is the piled elem panels at each end of the carpet, these are normally woven kilim but on this carpet they are knotted pile.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile.

Both ends retain the original piled end finishes.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-032.
£3,500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, SUPERB SOFT ...

Item Number
H-052

Size: 10ft 4in x 7ft 4in (315 x 224cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with traditional 12 x 5 gul design. The carpet has superb wool with great colour, cochineal dye is used throughout.

Circa 1880.

Stock number: H-052.
£3,500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET WITH SUPERB ...

Item Number
MS-008

Size: 9ft 6in x 7ft 9in (290 x 236cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with traditional 13 x 5 gul design. The carpet has superb wool with very rich colour, the condition is outstanding.

Circa 1900.

Stock number: MS-008.
£3,250

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, FULL PILE, ...

Item Number
MS-004

Size: 9ft 11in x 7ft 0in (303 x 214cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 4 rows of 14 guls.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a brick red ground colour which gives the carpet a very warm feel. The guls are well drawn and cochineal dye is used in the central quartered design. The border is a traditional Turkmen octagon design with many interesting elements.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile. There are a number of small old repairs that have slightly faded, these can be seen in the images.

Both ends retain the original kilim end finishes.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-004.
£3,250

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, EXCELLENT COLOUR, ...

Item Number
R-959

Size: 9ft 7in x 6ft 2in (292 x 188cm).

A good Yomut Turkmen main carpet with dyrnak gul design, the border is of the curl leaf design.

4th quarter 19th century.

The carpet is well drawn with excellent colour, note the different elem designs at each end.

The carpet is in good condition with even wear and low pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-959
£2,750

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CARPET OF UNUSUAL LARGE ...

Item Number
MS-006

Size: 12ft 8in x 7ft 3in (385 x 220cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 5 rows of 16 guls.

Circa 1900.

The carpet is of a very unusual size, being longer than most that are available. The carpet is of a deep burgundy red colour with soft pink red to the guls and border. The border is a traditional Turkmen octagon design with many interesting elements.

The carpet is in good condition with even wear heavier in a few places, with medium to low pile. There is a small old stain in the top left hand corner in the border, this can only be seen with close inspection, (see image).

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-006.
£2,250

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, SMALL ...

Item Number
MS-013

Size: 9ft 11in x 6ft 11in (301 x 210cm).

Antique Afghan Ersari Turkmen main carpet of small size with eight very large guls. A carpet with superb colour..

Circa 1900.

Stock number: MS-013.
£1,450

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, GOOD COLOUR, ...

Item Number
MS-090

Size: 9ft 9in x 6ft 9in (296 x 205cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 4 rows of 11 guls.

Circa 1890.

The carpet has a warm red ground colour, the guls are large and round; the minor gul is very interesting and related to those found on Salor carpets. The border is of the Turkmen star and sunburst design.

The carpet is in fair condition with some uneven wear with medium to low pile.

Both ends retain the original large elem panel end finishes.

The carpet is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-090.
£1,100

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET FRAGMENT, UNUSUAL ...

Item Number
MS-091

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 9in (206 x 145cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen main carpet fragment from Southern Turkmenistan or Northern Afghanistan.

2nd half 19th century.

This is an interesting fragment from a small known group of Ersari carpets with an all over star design. The carpet has a deep red field with the stars in octagons either with a dark indigo blue or an ivory background, the large stars are separated by smaller stars,

The carpet is in poor condition with even wear and medium pile, the carpet is missing the borders on the left hand side and has losses all around along with some holes and other damages.

This is an interesting study piece that would also display well.

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

Stock Number: MS-091.
£500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, WONDERFUL COLOUR, ...

Item Number
MS-020

Size: 10ft 5in x 7ft 0in (317 x 213cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with traditional 10 x 4 gul design. The carpet has superb wool with wonderful soft colour. The guls are large and round with alternate dark and light indigo to the centers. The design of the minor guls is also of great interest. There are a few faded old repairs.

2nd half 19th century.

Stock number: MS-020.
£4,950