OLD TURKISH RUNNER, NIGDE REGION, LARGE SIZE ...

Item Ref
MT-015

Size: 13ft 6in x 4ft 5in (411 x 134cm).

Old Turkish Nigde region village runner of classic medallion design with good colour.

Circa 1920.

The runner has three indigo blue medallions on a red ground, the design is typical of the villages around the town of Nigde. This is a large runner suitable for a country house, it will fill a large space at a very reasonable cost.

The runner is in good condition with even wear, slightly heavier in places and medium pile.

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

Stock Number: MT-015.
£995

OLD TURKISH VILLAGE RUG, TRADITIONAL DESIGN, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
MT-013

Size: 6ft 0in x 3ft 10in (183 x 118cm).

Old Turkish village rug of traditional medallion design.

Circa 1930.

Central Anatolian village rug with traditional single medallion design, the pleasing colours make this an excellent furnishing rug.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight 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.

Stock Number: MT-013.
£695

OLD CENTRAL ANATOLIAN TURKISH VILLAGE RUG, SINGLE ...

Item Ref
MT-014

Size: 6ft 4in x 3ft 11in (194 x 120cm).

Old Turkish village rug of traditional medallion design.

Circa 1930.

Central Anatolian village rug with traditional single medallion design on a soft red ground, The boarder is of a floral shrub design. The pleasing colours make this an excellent furnishing rug.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight 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.

Stock Number: MT-014.
£695

OLD TURKISH LADIK PRAYER RUG, GREAT CONDITION, ...

Item Ref
MT-012

Size: 6ft 3in x 4ft 2in (190 x 127cm).

Old Turkish prayer rug of traditional Ladik design in outstanding condition.

Circa 1930.

A good decorative example of this traditional Turkish Ladik design, the rug is woven with soft wool and has pleasing colours.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight 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.

Stock Number: MT-012.
£1,495

ANTIQUE TURKISH KONYA REGION VILLAGE PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Ref
MT-010

Size: 4ft 1in x 2ft 9in (125 x 85cm).

Antique Central Anatolian Konya region village prayer rug.

Circa 1900/20.

A nice small example of a Konya village prayer rug with a classic design, the rug has a clear red field with indigo blue above the mihrab. The border is well drawn with a simple leaf design.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and good pile. There are a few old repairs that are well blended with the rug. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use or would make a good display item as a wall hanging.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MT-010.
£850

ANTIQUE TURKISH KURDISH YURUK RUG, UNUSUAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MT-017

Size: 5ft 10in x 4ft 5in (178 x 135cm).

Antique Eastern Anatolian Kurdish Yuruk rug with three medallion design.

Circa 1900.

An excellent example of a Yuruk rug, with an unusual design of three diamond medallions and traditional colour palette. The apricot / orange used in the border is traditional for this region of Eastern Anatolia, the medallions are surrounded with a zig zag field design. The side bindings are very finely done in a style unique to the Yuruk. Of particular note on the reverse of the rug are long wool threads, these are talisman attached by the weaver as a protective device to ward off evil, (see image).

Superb condition with slight wear and even pile. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use. There is some corrosion to the olive brown.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MT-017.
£1,450

ANTIQUE BAKHTIARI RUG WITH MINA KHANI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS11-12

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 3in (212 x 147cm).

Antique Bakhtiari village rug with all over mina khani design.

Circa 1900

A beautiful village weaving with a very well drawn version of the mina khani design on a soft red ground. The flowers are drawn in soft pastel colours including pinks, blues, greens, olive and yellow. The boarder is of a very pleasing design and frames the rug well.

Excellent condition with slight wear and good pile. The rug will stand up to heavy domestic use.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS11-12.
£2,250

ANTIQUE AFSHAR NERIZ RUG WITH SHIELD DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS11-23

Size: 6ft 7in x 4ft 9in (200 x 146cm).

Antique Afshar Neriz rug of repeat shield design on an ivory ground.

Circa 1900.

An interesting example of a Afshar Neriz rug with large scale shields on an ivory ground. This design could represent tribal tents or it could have other tribal meaning. The field is filled with tribal design elements such as flowers and stars. The boarders are of typical Afshar design.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and good pile. This is a very firm rug that will stand up to very heavy use. The weave is typical for Neriz rugs with a firm and heavy handle. The rug has one old patch repair that can be seen in the images and the ends are a little ragged, this is reflected in the price.

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS11-23.
£1,750

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI MAIN CARPET, SOFT COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
AOR-067

Size: 11ft 0in x 7ft 10in (335 x 240cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen main carpet from Northern Afghanistan.

Circa 1890.

This fine carpet has three rows of nine large guls with an interesting secondary gul. The carpet has a traditional boxed star design to the main boarder. The carpet retains its original long kilim ends and the wide over bound side finishes which are bound in goats hair.

The carpet is in good condition with even wear and good pile, there are some scattered old repairs; mainly in the bottom right hand corner that have faded. The price reflects these.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use such as a dining room or a living room.

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

Stock Number: AOR-067.
£2,500

ANTIQUE KURDISH LONG RUG WITH ALL OVER ...

Item Ref
H-363

Size: 8ft 6in x 3ft 5in (260 x 105cm).

Antique Kurdish long rug with all over boteh design.

Circa 1900

This pleasing rug has a soft red ground with a repeat boteh design, the three different border designs add interest to the rug.

Good condition with slight even wear and good pile. This is a good hard wearing furnishing rug that will stand up to heavy wear.

Hand washed and ready for use.

Stock Number: H-363.
£2,250

ANTIQUE TURKISH KARAPINAR RUG, CLASSIC DESIGN, 19TH ...

Item Ref
H-361

Size: 5ft 6in x 4ft 1in (168x 125cm).

Antique Turkish Karapinar village rug of classic single medallion design.

19th century.

The rug has very soft wool and a very floppy handle. The rug is beautifully drawn with superb colours through out. Rugs of this exact design have been woven from the 18th century onwards.

The rug is in good condition with some wear in places and generally good pile. The rug has a number of re-woven areas, these include the lappets at the top end and a section of the border on the right hand side, along with a scattered old repairs, these are reflected in the price.

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

Stock Number: H-361.
£1,950

ANTIQUE QASHQAI LONG RUG, IVORY GROUND HERATI ...

Item Ref
H-348

Size: 10ft 0in x 4ft 8in (305 x 143cm).

Antique Qashqai long rug with ivory ground and large scale tribal herati design.

Circa 1870.

This outstanding tribal Qashqai rug is one of a small group of ivory ground long rugs with a tribal herati design, a small number of these are silk wefted but this example has very fine red wool wefts. The rug has a large scale herati design and many tribal filler elements including pecking chickens, animals, people and even a man leading a horse. The corners are deep indigo blue which contrasts with the ivory field. The multiple borders are beautifully drawn.

The rug is in excellent original condition with even wear and medium pile, the ends are complete with the original checkerboard design and long plaited tassels. The rug is untouched original condition and free from any repairs or restoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-348.
£12,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN GENDJE KAZAK RUG WITH DIAGONAL ...

Item Ref
MT-018

Size: 8ft 11in x 4ft 0in (271 x 123cm).

Antique Caucasian Gendje Kazak long rug with diagonal stripe design.

Circa 1890.

A good example of a Gendje long rug, multi coloured stripes in greens, blues, reds and yellow containing an interesting design of flowers, birds heads and rams horns. The rug is framed by a classic but simple floral rosette border.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion to the blacks and a few old re-weaves.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MT-018.
£4,750

ANTIQUE YOMUT KARADASHLI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, SCARCE ...

Item Ref
H-369

Size: 9ft 5in x 5ft 3in (288 x 160cm).

Antique Yomut Karadashli Turkmen main carpet, Khiva Khanate, Central Asia.

1st half 19th Century.

This outstanding early Yomut Karadashli main carpet was published in 2003, 'Bigger is Better, Main Carpets of the Turkmen', Plate 18. A fabulous collection of Turkoman main carpets. Originally published to coincide with the International Conference on Oriental Carpets. This carpet was part of the K Munkacsi Collection.

The carpet has a rich colour palette with seven colours. The boarder is a very well drawn example of a classic curl leaf design. The carpet is of a rare format with three rows of ten 'tauk-nauska' guls. Eight or the rows of main guls containing the rare 'C' design to the centre. The large deep elems at both ends are decorated with small Turkmen trees or shrubs, this is typical of Karadashli main carpets.

The carpet is in good condition with even wear with medium / low pile. Some areas of corrosion and spots of foundation. Full technical analysis is available upon request.

This is a highly collectable carpet in good condition with wonderful colour.

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

Stock Number: H-369.
£7,500

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ENSI WITH EAGLE HEAD ...

Item Ref
H-362

Size: 6ft 1in x 4ft 8in (186 x 143cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi with eagle head elem design.

Circa 1900.

A good ensi of square shape, classic four panel design with a eagle head elem panel at each end. The ensi has good colour including a soft green.
Ensi were door hangings for the outside of the yurt, but they now make very nice rugs for the floor.

Good condition with wear and medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or wall display.

Stock Number: H-362.
£3,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KUBA SHIRVAN RUG OF FLORAL ...

Item Ref
H-365

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 5in (164 x 105cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug from the Kuba region of the Eastern Caucasus.

Circa 1880.

An outstanding example of a Kuba Shirvan rug, with a fine floral lattice design. The rug is exceptionally well drawn with excellent colours. The small shrub design is in a flaming yellow lattice.

The rug is in near perfect condition with very slight even wear and excellent pile. The wool is soft and the weave is very fine, the rug has a soft floppy handle. The rug is 100% original and free from any repairs or restoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-365.
£6,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG, OUTSTANDING CONDITION ...

Item Ref
H-364

Size: 8ft 2in x 3ft 9in (250 x 115cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with abrashed indigo blue field.

Circa 1880.

This is an outstanding example of a Talish long rug, it has a classic Talish design and ivory ground rosette border, the change in colour (abrash) in the lower half of the plain indigo blue field adds visual interest. The use of yellow in the small reciprocal design on the edge of the blue field is a nice feature.

The rug is in superb condition with very slight even wear and good pile, the wool is soft and the weave is fine.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

A truly outstanding example of type.

Stock Number: H-364.
£11,000

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH CAMEL GROUND, TREE ...

Item Ref
MT-009

Size: 4ft 11in x 2ft 9in (149x 84cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life.

Circa 1900.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug has a traditional Baluch design to the main border.

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

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display. The rug has a soft floppy handle.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MT-009.
£1,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG WITH DIAGONAL ...

Item Ref
MT-008

Size: 8ft 2in x 3ft 4in (250 x 101cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with diagonal stripe design.

Circa 1890.

A good example of a Talish long rug, multi coloured stripes in greens, blues, reds and white containing repeat small boteh design. The rug is framed by a classic but simple floral rosette border typical of the Talish region, the inner yellow guard border is a pleasing feature.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion to the blacks and a few old re-weaves.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MT-008.
£4,750

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN LORI PAMBAK RUG OF LARGE ...

Item Ref
MT-016

Size: 9ft 9in x 5ft 11in (297 x 180cm).

Antique Caucasian Lori Pambak rug of traditional bold design with excellent colours.

Circa 1890.

This rug is a good large size example of type, the drawing and colour palette is excellent. The rug is of the four medallion design with two large ivory octagons and two indigo blue stepped medallions. The border design is simple and spacious variation of a classic design, adding to the total appeal of the rug.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there are a few scattered old repairs that are very well blended into the rug.

The rug is suitable for light normal use.

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

Stock Number: MT-016.
£4,750

ANTIQUE BAKSHAISH VILLAGE CARPET, LARGE SIZE WITH ...

Item Ref
MA-099

Size: 15ft 1in x 9ft 6in (460 x 290cm).

Antique Bakshaish village carpet of linked medallion design with a camel ground.

Circa 1880.

The carpet is from one of many weaving villages in the mountainous area about 60 km east of Tabriz. The carpet has a triple linked medallion design on a camel ground, the corners of the carpet are in soft indigo blue filled with a repeat boteh design. The ivory ground boarder is of a classic Bakshaish design.

Excellent condition with even wear and medium pile. This is a good carpet suitable for normal domestic furnishing use such as a living room or dining room .

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MA-099.
£20,000

OLD TURKISH YURUK KURDISH PRAYER RUG, SMALL ...

Item Ref
MT-011

Size: 3ft 11in x 2ft 9in (120 x 83cm).

Old Eastern Anatolian Kurdish Yuruk prayer rug of small size.

Circa 1920

Aa sweet small prayer rug with a light indigo blue field filled with traditional Yuruk cross like devices. The boarder is also of a traditional Yuruk design.

Excellent condition with very slight wear and almost full pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, very suitable for use as a wall hanging.

Stock Number: MT-011.
SOLD