old turkish kayseri 'art silk' rug tree of life prayer design circa 1920

OLD TURKISH KAYSERI 'ART SILK' RUG, TREE OF LIFE PRAYER DESIGN, CIRCA 1920.


Price

£950
| $1,265 USD | €1,076 EUR


Item Number

R-887

Description

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 11in (172 x 120cm).
Antique Anatolian Kayseri 'art silk' prayer rug, beautifully drawn with a tree of life and birds.
Circa 1920.
'Art Silk' is a widely accepted term for cotton that has been mercerised, this is a treatment process that strengthens the cotton and gives it the characteristics of silk; only a detailed test process can distinguish mercerised cotton from real silk. Beautiful rugs using this process have been made since the end of the 19th century. This enables you to buy a rug that looks like silk at a fraction of the price of real silk.
A beautiful rug or wall hanging, with very soft colours.
Outstanding drawing and design with wonderful old colours, the border design is superb.
Very good condition, slight even wear and good pile.
Ideal to be used as a wall hanging or use in a light traffic area.
Hand washed and ready for use or display.
Stock Number: R-887.
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Dimensions

Height = 172 cm (68")
Width = 120 cm (47")
Depth = 1 cm (1")


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