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 TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, EXCELLENT FRNISHING ...

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 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 AFGHAN ERSARI SULAYMAN CARPET, SUPERB COLOUR ...

Item Number
MS-033

Size: 12ft 2in x 8ft 4in (370 x 253cm).

An outstanding Afghan village carpet by Ersari weavers of the Sulayman design.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has three rows of eight large guls, on a very soft copper red ground. The design in the guls is typical of the Sulayman Ersari from the Andkhoy region of Northern Afghanistan. The carpet is quite unusual in that it bears an inscription and date, the date is 1321 which converts to 1903.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. The carpet retains the original short kilim end finishes at both ends. This is an Afghan carpet of the highest order.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-033.
£3,500

ANTIQUE AFGHAN KIZIL AYAK VILLAGE CARPET WITH ...

Item Number
MS-037

Size: 10ft 10in x 7ft 4in (330 x 224cm).

Antique Kizyl Ayak Ersari Turkmen village carpet with unusual main gul design.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a rich red ground colour with ivory contrasts in the guls. The boarder is a very well drawn example of the classic Kizil Ayak design.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight even wear with full pile. The carpet has superb soft wool. The carpet retains the original short kilims at both ends.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-037.
£3,500

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

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.
£2,950

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.

£2,500

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI SULAYMAN CARPET, EXCELLENT COLOUR, ...

Item Number
MS-005

Size: 10ft 2in x 7ft 7in (310 x 231cm).

A good Afghan village carpet by Ersari weavers of the Sulayman design.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has three rows of six large guls, on a very rich red ground. The design in the guls is typical of the Sulayman Ersari from the Andkhoy region of Northern Afghanistan.

The carpet is in good condition with slight even wear and good pile. The carpet retains the original short 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 or display.

Stock Number: MS-005.
£2,500

ANTIQUE PERSIAN FERDOWS BALUCH RUG WITH SUPERB ...

Item Number
AOR-018

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 2in (168 x 97cm).

Antique Baluch rug from South East Persia. This is a rare example of a Ferdows Baluch rug of the simplest form, there are only a dozen or so recorded examples.

2nd half 19th century.

A superb Baluch rug with a large scale floral design related to the heratti design. The rug is very well drawn with a superb range of colours.

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

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

Stock Number: AOR-018.
£2,450

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET, GREAT ALMOST SQUARE ...

Item Number
MS-130

Size: 11ft 2in x 9ft 3in (340 x 282cm).

Old Red Afghan carpet with traditional design, this carpet has superb colour with a very good deep rich red and a deep indigo blue. The carpet is unusual in being almost square in shape. This is an outstanding example of Afghan village production.

Circa 1920.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile, the wool is really superb and very glossy.

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

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic floor use.

Stock Number: MS-130.
£2,250

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

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET WITH BESHIR TURKMEN ...

Item Number
MS-058

Size: 9ft 4in x 6ft 9in (285 x 205cm).

Old Afghan village carpet with Tekke Turkmen gul design and Beshir type border.

Circa 1920.

The carpet has a rich red ground colour with ivory contrasts in the guls. The boarder is of the Beshir Turkmen type on a soft blue background. The outer border is of a soft orange/brown colour.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight even wear with full pile. The carpet is of very fine weave, the ends have been folded under and secured so that there is no fringe.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-058.
£2,250

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET, TRADITIONAL DESIGN WITH ...

Item Number
MS-134

Size: 10ft 9in x 8ft 2in (327 x 249cm).

A good Afghan village carpet by Ersari weavers of the Sulayman design.

Circa 1920.

The carpet has three rows of seven large guls, on a very warm red ground. The design in the guls is typical of the Sulayman Ersari from the Andkhoy region of Northern Afghanistan. The carpet has a classic Afghan design to the border with some very pleasing colours including a blue/green and some small yellow highlights.

The carpet is in good condition with slight even wear and good 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-134.
£1,950

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET, VERY DEEP RED ...

Item Number
MS-137

Size: 10ft 4in x 7ft 10in (315 x 240cm).

Old Red Afghan carpet with traditional design, this carpet has superb colour with a very good deep rich red and a deep indigo blue. The carpet retains the original flat woven end finishes at both ends.

Circa 1920.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile, the wool is really superb and very glossy. There is one small area with slightly heavier wear. The ends will be secured prior to delivery.

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

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic floor use.

Stock Number: MS-137.
£1,750

OLD CAUCASIAN SOUMAK CARPET, EXCELLENT CONDITION, GOOD ...

Item Number
MS-001

Size: 12ft 3in x 6ft 5in (373 x 195cm).
Old Caucasian soumak carpet of traditional medallion design of good size and colour.
Circa 1920.
This soumak has a good colour palette with exceptional light indigo blues especially in the border. The magnificent large wide border frames the carpet perfectly.
The soumak is in excellent condition with slight wear and a few scattered old repairs.
The soumak is suitable for normal domestic use.
The soumak has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.
Stock Number: MS-001.
£1,750

ANTIQUE AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, ERSARI WEAVERS, SUPERB ...

Item Number
MS-043

Size: 7ft 7in x 6ft 6in (230 x 198cm).

Antique Afghan village rug of traditional Ersari design with eight large guls, the rug is of a pleasing soft red colour with dark indigo blue. The rug is of a very good square size, the wool has a wonderful lustre and is very soft.

Circa 1900.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. The rug retains the original kilim end finishes at both ends.

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

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

Stock Number: MS-043.
£1,750

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET, TRADITIONAL ERSARI DESIGN, ...

Item Number
MS-126

Size: 11ft 10in x 8ft 3in (360 x 252cm).

A very good traditional Afghan village carpet by Ersari Turkmen weavers.

Circa 1920.

The carpet has three rows of six large guls, the border design is very detailed, the design in the large guls indicates the village and family group who wove the carpet. The carpet has a very rustic feel due to the colour change across the width of the carpet at the far end, this is due to changes in dye lots (not fading). The carpet retains the original kilim end finishes at both ends.

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

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-126.
£1,750

ANTIQUE BALUCH MAIN CARPET, CHAKHANSUR REGION, SOUTH ...

Item Number
MS-127

Size: 12ft 10in x 6ft 7in (392 x 200cm).

Very good example of a main carpet by the Chakhansur Baluch of South West Afghanistan, border region near the Seistan Desert. Typical design for this region with the classic long kilim ends. Excellent wool, tight weave and natural dyes.

Circa 1880.

The carpet is in good condition with even wear and corrosion, the pile is low / medium.

The carpet is suitable for light domestic use.

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

A very good example of 19th century Baluch weaving.

Stock Number: MS-127.
£1,750

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET, VERY HARD WEARING, ...

Item Number
MS-010

Size: 11ft 2in x 7ft 5in (340 x 225cm).

A good Afghan village carpet of very firm weave, very hard wearing.

Circa 1940.

The carpet is of a clear red field with a darker red multiple border with ivory highlights.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. The carpet retains the original short kilim end finishes at both ends.

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use. This carpet is the toughest of all Afghan carpets, you could not wear it out in a lifetime. Ideal for a family room, it will withstand all pets, children and heavy footwear.

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

Stock Number: MS-010.
£1,500

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI, GOOD COLOUR, TRADITIONAL ...

Item Number
MS-048

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 1in (210 x 156cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen ensi of traditional design with excellent colour.

Circa 1880.

Ensi were door hangings used to cover the entrance to a yurt.

This example is woven with the traditional Ersari design; the colours are outstanding with a beautiful soft red ground and a very good light apricot, along with ivory and indigo blue. The ensi has good wool. The design in the elem panel at the base is very pleasing.

The ensi is in excellent condition with only slight even wear and good pile, there are one or two spots of old moth damage.

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

Stock Number: MS-048.
£1,500

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET, ERSARI WEAVERS, CHUVAL ...

Item Number
MS-060

Size: 8ft 10in x 6ft 4in (270 x 194cm).

Old Afghan village carpet with Ersari Turkmen chuval gul design.

Circa 1920.

The carpet is of a soft brown field colour, with 4 rows of 14 chuval guls. The border design is typical Afghan Turkmen.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight even wear with full pile. The carpet has good glossy wool and retains the original short 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: MS-060.
£1,500

ANTIQUE AFGHAN SULAYMAN CARPET WITH SUPERB COLOUR, ...

Item Number
MS-132

Size: 9ft 6in x 7ft 7in (290 x 230cm).

Antique Afghan Sulayman carpet with traditional design, a carpet of superb colour.

Circa 1890.

The carpet is of a clear red field colour with superb highlights in blues and blue greens. There are 3 rows of 6 guls of large size, the border design is a typical Afghan design. The carpet retains the original kilim end finishes at both ends, although these are fragmented in places.

The carpet is in fair condition with even wear, heavy in places with low pile. Despite the wear the carpet is very sound and has many years of use left in it.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-132.
£1,450

OLD AFGHAN ENSI DESIGN RUG, SUPERB COLOUR, ...

Item Number
MS-122

Size: 8ft 4in x 5ft 10in (253 x 177cm).

Old Afghan rug with Ersari Turkmen ensi (door hanging) inspired design.

Circa 1920.

This is a superbly made Afghan rug, very firm dense weave with outstanding colour.

The large size of the rug and the scale of the drawing work perfectly to make this a wonderful furnishing rug.

The rug is in good 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 heavy domestic use.

Stock Number: MS-122
£1,250