ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN MAIN CARPET WITH KEPSE ...

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MT-006

Size: 9ft 7in x 5ft 9in (291 x 174cm).

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

2nd half 19th century.

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

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: MT-006
£7,500
| $9,986 USD | €8,498 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGHESTAN PRAYER RUG, FLORAL LATTICE ...

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MT-002

Size: 4ft 8in x 3ft 9in (142 x 114cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan prayer rug with floral lattice on an ivory ground.

Circa 1880.

A superb example of this well known group of prayer rugs, this rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn. The flowers are beautifully drawn and stand out against the ivory ground, note the stars running down each side of the field.

The rug has even wear and medium/low pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug would make a superb wall hanging.

Stock Number: MT-002.
£5,000
| $6,658 USD | €5,665 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET OF LARGE ...

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KH-02

Size: 13ft 9in x 8ft 2in (420 x 250cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet of large size with 5 rows of 17 guls.

Circa 1890.

The carpet is of a very unusual size, being longer than most that are available. The carpet is of a deep rich red colour with soft pink red to the guls and border. The drawing of both the main guls and the secondary guls is excellent. The border is a traditional Turkmen octagon design with many interesting elements. The carpet has complete long elems at both ends.

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

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use and would make a superb furnishing carpet.

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

Stock Number: KH-02.
£7,500
| $9,986 USD | €8,498 EUR

ANTIQUE NORTH WEST PERSIAN SARABENT VILLAGE KELLEH ...

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KH-01

Size: 11ft 2in x 4ft 10in (340 x 148cm).

Antique North West Persian kelleh / long rug with a repeat all over shrub design.

Circa 1900.

The rug has bands of colour across the width in soft terracotta red, covered with beautifully drawn small shrubs. The ivory ground border is a very good example of the well known Sarabent village design. The corners are in indigo blue and contain small birds and animals.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: KH-01.
£2,750
| $3,662 USD | €3,116 EUR

ANTIQUE SOUTH PERSIAN TRIBAL QASHQAI CARPET, GOOD ...

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R-1829

Size: 9ft 10in x 7ft 7in (300 x 230cm).

South west Persian Qashqai tribal carpet of traditional design and excellent colour.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a madder red field with a small central medallion containing the Qashqai tribal emblem. The field is filled with 100's of tribal elements and small animals.

The carpet has superb array of wonderful colours throughout.

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

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1829.
£2,750
| $3,662 USD | €3,116 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL, ...

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R-1812

Size: 5ft 1in x 3ft 1in (155 x 94cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval with good colour. The elem design is the Turkmen tree design. The chuval has a rich rust red colour and very soft wool.

Circa 1900.

This would be an excellent hearth rug, the colours are very warm.

Slight even wear with good pile, excellent wool, very soft and floppy.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

R-1812.
£1,100
| $1,465 USD | €1,246 EUR

OLD TURKISH RUG OF KARACHOV KAZAK DESIGN, ...

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R-0534

Size: 7ft 9in x 5ft 4in (235 x 163cm).

Old Turkish rug of the classic Karachov Kazak design, this is a well-made rug with excellent colours throughout.

About 30 years old.

The rug has a green ground with a soft red border.

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

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use such as an entrance hall or living room.

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

Stock Number: R-0534.
£1,500
| $1,997 USD | €1,700 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH KUBA REGION ...

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R-0514

Size: 5ft 3in x 4ft 5in (161 x 135cm).

A very good old South Caucasian Shirvan rug, with a design inspired by 19th century rugs from the Kuba region.

About 30 years old.

A superb example of Shirvan village weaving, rich natural colours and hand-spun wool. This rug was purchased in Azerbaijan about 15 years ago from weavers who had a small but very high quality weaving workshop.

This example is very well drawn with an ivory field with a dragon or bird design surrounded by floral rosettes, the border is a classic Shirvan design.

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

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

A scarce example of modern Shirvan weaving of the highest quality.

Stock Number: R-0514.
£2,500
| $3,329 USD | €2,833 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG OF SMALL SIZE ...

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R-0335

Size: 4ft 8in x 4ft 7in (143 x 142cm).

A very good old South Caucasian Shirvan rug, with a design inspired by rugs from the Lesghistan region.

About 30 years old.

A superb example of Shirvan village weaving, rich natural colours and hand-spun wool. This rug was purchased in Azerbaijan about 15 years ago from weavers who had a small but very high quality weaving workshop.

The design is usually found on rugs from the Lesghistan region of the Caucasus, this rug has three stars on a indigo blue ground. The border is unusual as it is usually found on Shirvan Marasali rugs.

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

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

A scarce example of modern Shirvan weaving of the highest quality.

Stock Number: R-0335.
£1,950
| $2,596 USD | €2,209 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH SEICHUR PALMETTE ...

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R-0321

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 11in (195 x 150cm).

A very good old South Caucasian Shirvan rug, with a design inspired by Seichur palmette rugs from the Kuba region.

About 30 years old.

A superb example of Shirvan village weaving, rich natural colours and hand-spun wool. This rug was purchased in Azerbaijan about 15 years ago from weavers who had a small but very high quality weaving workshop.

The design is usually found on 17th and 18th century Seichur rugs from the Kuba region, but there are also some later examples known that date to the 1st half of the 19th century. This group of rugs are discussed by Ian Bennett in 'Oriental Rugs Volume 1 Caucasian', plate 388 page 295.

This example has outstanding colour with a floral Seichur border surrounding a ivory field filled with a palmette design.

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

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

A scarce example of modern Shirvan weaving of the highest quality.

Stock Number: R-0321.
£2,950
| $3,928 USD | €3,343 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH SCARCE DESIGN, ...

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R-0318

Size: 6ft 0in x 4ft 8in (184 x 141cm).

A very good old South Caucasian Shirvan rug, with a design inspired by kilims from the Kuba region.

About 30 years old.

A superb example of Shirvan village weaving, rich natural colours and hand-spun wool. This rug was purchased in Azerbaijan about 15 years ago from weavers who had a small but very high quality weaving workshop.

The design is usually found on kilims from the Kuba region, but there are also some piled examples known that date to the late 19th century. The rug offered here is very similar to the example published by Ian Bennett in 'Oriental Rugs Volume 1 Caucasian', plate 248 page 203. The weavers may in fact have been inspired by this image.

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

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

A scarce example of modern Shirvan weaving of the highest quality.

Stock Number: R-0318.
£2,500
| $3,329 USD | €2,833 EUR

TURKISH KILIM OF SMALL SIZE, HAND WOVEN ...

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R-0082

Size: 3ft 9in x 2ft 10in (114 x 87cm).

Old Turkish hand woven kilim of small size and traditional design.

About 20 years old.

A very pleasing example with traditional design on a yellow field . The kilim has a soft overall colour palette.

Excellent condition with no wear.

A strong kilim suitable for floor use

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-0082.
£250
| $333 USD | €283 EUR