FINE CHINESE SILK RUG IN TURKISH HEREKE ...

Item Number
R-1048

Size: 8ft 2in x 8ft 1in (250 x 248cm).

A really beautiful example of a Chinese silk rug in the Turkish Hereke style, with a very classical medallion design.

About 20 years old.

The rug is of fine weave and superbly drawn; clearly a rug of very high quality. The colour palette is very soft and changes as you move around the rug with the light reflecting off the pile in different ways, the carpet shimmers in all lights.

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

Silk pile on a silk foundation.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use and would make a wonderful statement in any room.

Stock Number: R-1048.
£10,000

ANTIQUE PERSIAN SILK 'SOUF' KASHAN PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Number
R-1360

Size: 6ft 8in x 4ft 1in (203 x 125cm).

Antique Persian silk 'souf' Kashan prayer rug, on an ivory ground with a floral design.

Circa 1900.

A beautiful rug or wall hanging, silk on a silk foundation. Souf rugs have a sculptured effect, with the design in raised silk pile on a flat woven silk ground.

Outstanding drawing and design with wonderful old colours, the border design is superb.

Good condition, even wear and some corrosion and old repairs.

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-1360.
£5,500

ANTIQUE TURKISH KAYSERI SILK RUG, FLORAL DESIGN ...

Item Number
R-1350

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 10in (167 x 118cm).

Antique Anatolian Kayseri silk rug, beautifully drawn with a floral spray and birds.

Late 19th century.

A beautiful rug or wall hanging, silk on a 'Manchester' cotton foundation.

Outstanding drawing and design with wonderful old colours, the border design is superb.

Very good condition, slight even wear and some corrosion

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-1350.
£4,250

OLD TURKISH KAYSERI 'ART SILK' RUG, TREE ...

Item Number
R-887

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.
£950

OLD TURKISH KAYSERI 'ART SILK' PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Number
R-856

Size: 4ft 7in x 3ft 0in (140 x 92cm).

Antique Anatolian Kayseri 'art silk' prayer rug, beautifully drawn with a traditional Turkish mosque prayer design.

Circa 1920/30.

'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-856.
£500