OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG WITH TURKMEN STYLE ...

Item Ref
R-1512

Size: 7ft 10in x 4ft 6in (240 x 136cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Turkmen style design with large dyrnak guls.

Circa 1920.

The rug has a warm madder red colour with lighter highlights in the guls. Both ends have the original decorated kilim end finishes.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even 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-1512.
£1,500
| $2,090 USD | €1,748 EUR

ANTIQUE NOTH AFGHAN SULYMAN VILLAGE RUG, EXCELLENT ...

Item Ref
MS-011

Size: 7ft 3in x 3ft 9in (221 x 114cm).

Antique Northern Afghan Sulyman village rug with two row of seven large guls.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug is of a typical design from a Northern Afghan Sulyman village, the colour is outstanding with excellent wool. The background is in a warm madder red with some variation in the dye lots, the guls are very well drawn and contain a very pleasing soft burnt orange colour.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The wool is excellent and very soft as you would expect in a quality Afghan rug.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-011.
£1,495
| $2,083 USD | €1,742 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, NORTHERN AFGHANISTAN, VERY ...

Item Ref
MS-135

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 10in (178 x 117cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design with three large guls, the rug is of a pleasing red colour with dark indigo blue, the overall palette is very soft and warm. The wool has a wonderful lustre and is very soft.

Circa 1920.

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 has a very soft floppy handle

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-135.
£1,250
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF TRADITIONAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1076

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 5in (205 x 134cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design, the rug has 3 rows of 7 large Afghan guls.

Circa 1920.

The rug is an excellent rich red colour with dark indigo blue.

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

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

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

Stock Number: R-1076.
£1,100
| $1,533 USD | €1,282 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN RUG OF SMALL SIZE, ...

Item Ref
R-1530

Size: 4ft 2in x 3ft 4in (127 x 102cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen rug of excellent design with earth colours, the rug is of a very scarce small square size.

Circa 1900.

The rug has two rows of five traditional Ersari guls to the field and a classic narrow North Afghan border.

The rug is in fair condition with some wear and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1530.
£995
| $1,387 USD | €1,160 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF TRADITIONAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-684

Size: 6ft 9in x 3ft 8in (206 x 113cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design with large guls, the rug is of a pleasing soft rose red colour with dark indigo blue.

Circa 1920.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-684.
£995
| $1,387 USD | €1,160 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG WITH TURKMEN CHUVAL ...

Item Ref
MS-021

Size: 7ft 8in x 5ft 0in (233 x 153cm).

Old Afghan village rug with two rows of nine large Turkmen chuval guls.

Circa 1920.

The rug is in a deep plum red colour that is slightly lighter at the top end. The rug has excellent soft wool and retains the original kilim end finishes at both ends. The rug is slightly misshapen as can be seen in the images, this is typical of village weavings.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-021.
£950
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG WITH ERSARI TURKMEN ...

Item Ref
MS11-25

Size: 7ft 5in x 5ft 4in (227 x 162cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design, the rug has two rows of four large Afghan guls.

Circa 1920.

The rug is an excellent medium red colour with dark indigo blue. The rug retains the original long tasselled end finishes at both ends. A superb furnishing Afghan in a very difficult to find size.

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

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

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

Stock Number: MS11-25.
£950
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN RUG, LARGE GULS, ...

Item Ref
MS5-01

Size: 6ft 7in x 3ft 11in (200 x 120cm).

Antique Afghan village rug of traditional Ersari Turkmen design.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug has 2 rows of 4 very large Ersari Turkmen guls, the rug has a warm madder red ground with some very good indigo blues in the guls. Both ends retain the original checkerboard end finishes.

The rug is in excellent condition with some very slight wear and full pile. The wool on this rug is superb, very soft.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS5-01.
£850
| $1,185 USD | €991 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN KIZIL AYAK TURKMEN MOSQUE PRAYER ...

Item Ref
MS9-22

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 7in (162 x 108cm).

Antique Afghan prayer rug of traditional village mosque design by the Kizil Ayak Turkmen.

Circa 1910..

The rug is of typical mosque design showing a mosque at the top and the field depicting the inside of a mosque. This group of prayer rugs depict a mosque with 13 minarets, 11 at the top and one at each side of the lower end.

The rug is in excellent condition, with very slight even wear and good pile. The rug retains the original kilim at both ends, the lower end kilim has been folded under and stitched to the back. There are old brass hanging rings attached to the back at the top end, the rug has probably been wall hung which accounts for its excellent condition.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use and is suitable for wall hanging.

Stock Number: MS9-22.
£795
| $1,108 USD | €926 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, TRADITIONAL DESIGN, RICH ...

Item Ref
R-1087

Size: 6ft 2in x 4ft 1in (188 x 124cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Turkmen design, the rug is a rich red colour.

Circa 1920.

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

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1087.
£750
| $1,045 USD | €874 EUR

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

Item Ref
R-1099

Size: 6ft 9in x 3ft 5in (205 x 105cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Ersari Turkmen design, the rug is a soft red colour.

Circa 1920.

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

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1099.
£650
| $906 USD | €758 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, ERSARI GUL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS11-07

Size: 4ft 6in x 3ft 9in (138 x 114cm).

Antique Afghan village rug of traditional Ersari Turkmen design of small square size.

Circa 1920.

The rug has 2 rows of 4 very large Ersari Turkmen guls, the rug has a warm madder red ground, The border is of a traditional Afghan Turkmen design.

The rug is in excellent condition with some very slight wear and full pile. The wool on this rug is superb, very soft.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS11-07.
£595
| $829 USD | €693 EUR

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

Item Ref
MS-139

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 7in (168 x 109cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design, the rug has a single row of 3 large Afghan guls.

Circa 1920.

The rug is an excellent medium red colour with dark indigo blue / black. The rug retains the original short kkilim end finishes at both ends.

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

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

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

Stock Number: MS-139.
£550
| $766 USD | €641 EUR

OLD AFGHAN TURKMEN RUG WITH TEKKE GUL ...

Item Ref
MS11-09

Size: 5ft 1in x 3ft 5in (155 x 105cm).

Old Afghan rug of traditional Tekke Turkmen design, the rug is a clear red colour.

Circa 1920.

The rug is of the classic Tekke Turkmen gul design with three rows of five Tekke guls. The rug has multiple borders and elem panels at each end. The rug retains its original end finishes at both ends.

The rug is in good condition with very slight wear and good pile. There is slight wear to the corner end finish (this is reflected in the price).

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use and is a very useful small size furnishing rug.

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

Stock Number: MS11-09.
£450
| $627 USD | €524 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG, POSSIBLY KIZIL ...

Item Ref
MS4-08

Size: 4ft 2in x 2ft 11in (127 x 89cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug of traditional village mosque design, probably Kizil Ayak Turkmen.

Circa 1920.

The rug is of interesting mosque design showing both internal and external views of a mosque. This is a rug woven with very soft wool and a subtle colour palette.

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

The rug retains the original kilim end finishes and tassels.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use and is suitable for wall hanging.

Stock Number: MS4-08.
£450
| $627 USD | €524 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG OF UNUSUAL ...

Item Ref
MS-038

Size: 4ft 3in x 2ft 8in (130 x 82cm).

Antique Afghan prayer rug of unusual compartment design with a rams horn mihrab.

Circa 1910/20.

The rug is woven with exceptionally soft camel coloured wool giving the rug a soft colour palette. The rug is divided in to four compartments with a rams horn mihrab above. The hand placements on either side contain simple stylised hands. The rug retains the original kilim end finish at both ends.

A charming little prayer rug.

The rug is in excellent 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 normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS-038
£450
| $627 USD | €524 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, ERSARI TURKMEN SHRUB ...

Item Ref
MS10-51

Size: 3ft 9in x 2ft 7in (114 x 79cm).

Old Afghan village rug of Ersari Turkmen shrub design.

Circa 1920/30.

The rug has a compartment design with each box containing a flowering shrub, the border is of a star design. The side bindings are in goats hair which is traditional for Afghan village rugs. The rug has soft warm colour palette.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use, small village rugs such as this are quite scarce.

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

Stock Number: MS10-51.
£395
| $550 USD | €460 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN VILLAGE MOSQUE PRAYER RUG, KIZIL ...

Item Ref
MSA-1

Size: 3ft 11in x 2ft 10in (120 x 87cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug of traditional village mosque design, probably Kizil Ayak Turkmen.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug is of typical mosque design showing two mosques at the top and the field depicting the inside of a mosque.

The rug is in fair condition with some wear and corrosion, medium to low pile.

The rug is of fine weave with a floppy handle, both ends retain the original end finishes.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use and is suitable for wall hanging.

Stock Number: MSA-1.
£350
| $488 USD | €408 EUR

OLD AFGHAN PRAYER RUG, VERY SMALL SIZE ...

Item Ref
MS11-17

Size: 2ft 4in x 1ft 7in (70 x 47cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug of very small size suitable for a young child.

Circa 1920.

An interesting small rug with a traditional Afghan village design, note the small rams horn device on top of the small mihrab in the central panel.

Very good condition with even wear and medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS11-17.
£295
| $411 USD | €344 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG, THICK HEAVY ...

Item Ref
MS11-03

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 6in (116 x 77cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug of traditional village mosque design.

Circa 1930.

The rug is of interesting design with a large lantern hanging down from the mihrab. The rug has a soft red that is slightly faded.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. This is a very thick heavy rug.

The rug retains the original kilim end finishes and tassels.

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use such as an entrance hall way.

Stock Number: MS11-03.
£225
| $314 USD | €262 EUR

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF SMALL MAT ...

Item Ref
MS11-19

Size: 3ft 2in x 2ft 9in (96 x 85cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design, the rug is of a useful small mat size.

Circa 1930.

The rug is an excellent soft red colour with dark indigo blue and ivory.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use such as a entrance hall or doorway.

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

Stock Number: MS11-19.
£195
| $272 USD | €227 EUR

OLD AFGHAN PURDAH ENSI RUG, CHAKESH VILLAGE, ...

Item Ref
AFMS220

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 11in (237 x 150cm).

An exceptional old Afghan Purdah from the village of Chakesh which is North of Aq Chah, on the plain of Afghan Turkestan.

Chakesh rugs are considered to be the finest quality from this region.

This superb example is very similar to the one published by R.D.Parsons in his book ‘The Carpets of Afghanistan’.

See colour plate 38. Note the design in the elem, which is unique, probably depicting Yurts.

This example is very well made with excellent wool; the abrashed red ground is a very pleasing colour.

The inner curl leaf border is also of interest. An excellent and collectable example of an Afghan Purdah (door hanging).

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 very heavy domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS220
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI ...

Item Ref
R-875

Size: 7ft 1in x 4ft 9in (215 x 146cm).

Old Afghan village rug of Ersari Turkmen ensi design. The rug is of classic design with a star border.

Circa 1920.

The rug has excellent deep rich red colour to the central panels and a softer palette to the border and elem.

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

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-875.
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN PURDAH ENSI RUG, CHAKESH VILLAGE, ...

Item Ref
R-1522

Size: 7ft 6in x 6ft 1in (228 x 186cm).

An exceptional old Afghan Purdah from the village of Chakesh which is North of Aq Chah, on the plain of Afghan Turkestan.

Circa 1920.

Chakesh rugs are considered to be the finest quality from this region.

This superb example is very similar to the one published by R.D.Parsons in his book ‘The Carpets of Afghanistan’.

See colour plate 38. Note the design in the elem, which is unique, probably depicting Yurts.

This example is very well made with excellent wool; the abrashed red ground is a very pleasing colour.

The inner curl leaf border is also of interest. An excellent example of an Afghan Purdah (door hanging).

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 very heavy domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1522.
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, ENSI DESIGN, EXCELLENT ...

Item Ref
R-1758

Size: 8ft 2in x 5ft 8in (250 x 172cm).

Old Afghan village rug of ‘ensi’ door hanging design.

Circa 1950.

The rug is very well made with excellent wool and superb colour, the rug is of good size being larger than one would expect for this design.

The rug is in excellent 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: R-1758.
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN RUG WITH ERSARI ENSI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
AFMS213

Size: 8ft 4in x 6ft 0in (255 x 187cm).

Antique Afghan rug with Ersari Turkmen ensi 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: AFMS213
SOLD

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

Item Ref
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.
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG WITH ERSARI TURKMEN ...

Item Ref
MS-051

Size: 7ft 10in x 5ft 1in (240 x 154cm).

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

Circa 1920.

This is a good Afghan village rug, with good weave and outstanding colour.

The good size of the rug make this a wonderful furnishing rug. The rich red ground colour has a very warm feel.

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-051.
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI ...

Item Ref
R-1296

Size: 7ft 3in x 4ft 7in (220 x 139cm).

Old Afghan village rug of Ersari Turkmen ensi design. The rug is of classic design with superb colour.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug has excellent deep rich red colour to the central panels with blues and burnt orange to the border design.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile, the wool is excellent, very soft and glossy.

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1296.
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET, CLASSIC BESHIR DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
AFMS034

Size: 9ft 0in x 6ft 9in (275 x 206cm).

Old Afghan village carpet of classic Beshir Turkmen design.

About 50 years old.

The carpet is very well made with thick heavy pile. The carpet had very detailed multiple borders.

The colour is an excellent red, with touches of green and orange.

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

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

The carpet is suitable for very heavy domestic floor use.


Stock Number:AFMS034
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, TRADITIONAL DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
R-748

Size: 6ft 7in x 5ft 6in (200 x 168cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design, the rug has two rows of 4 large Afghan guls, the main border is of the star design.

Circa 1920.

The rug is an excellent rich red colour with dark indigo blue.

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

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

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

Stock Number: R-748

SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, TRADITIONAL 3 GUL ...

Item Ref
R-750

Size: 7ft 5in x 5ft 9in (225 x 175cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design with large guls, the rug is of a pleasing red colour with dark indigo blue.

Circa 1920.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-750
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF ERSARI TURKMEN ...

Item Ref
R-874

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 4in (210 x 163cm).

Old Afghan village rug of Ersari Turkmen ensi design. The rug is of classic design with a curl leaf inner border.

Circa 1920.

The rug has excellent deep rich red colour.

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

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-874
SOLD

OLD FADED AFGHAN RUG WITH ERSARI TURKMEN ...

Item Ref
R-1850

Size: 6ft 8in x 5ft 5in (204 x 166cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Ersari Turkmen design, the rug has faded to a very pleasing soft gold colour, these are often known as golden Afghans. This rug is an excellent furnishing rug with the colour giving a very warm feel to a room.

Circa 1920/30.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1850.
SOLD

ANTIQUE AFGHAN RUG WITH TURKMEN INSPIRED DESIGN. ...

Item Ref
AFMS212

Size: 8ft 5in x 5ft 5in (258 x 165cm).

Antique Afghan rug with Turkmen inspired design.

Circa 1920.

This is a charming old rug of fine weave with soft glossy wool.

There are two rows of 5 large guls which have a very rustic feel to their drawing.

The rug is in good condition with even wear heavier in places and medium to low pile.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS212
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN ERSARI RUG OF ENSI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
AFMS203

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 5in (206 x 135cm).

Old Afghan Ersari rug of the traditional ‘Ensi’ or door hanging design.

About 60 years old.

The design is of four compartments that some say represent the 4 windows to paradise.

The rug has a firm dense weave with excellent colour, the very glossy wool made the rug very difficult to photograph.

The rug is in excellent 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: AFMS203
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF UNUSUAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
AFMS204

Size: 7ft 5in x 5ft 0in (226 x 152cm).

Old Afghan village rug of very unusual design. The rug is very well made with superb soft wool and it has a soft floppy handle.

About 60 years old.

Both ends retain the original decorated kilims and fringes.

The main field colour is a very pleasing soft red.

A really good example of an Afghan village weaving.

The rug is in excellent 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 normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS204
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN RUG OF ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI ...

Item Ref
AFMS025

Size: 6ft 0in x 4ft 5in (183 x 135cm).

Old Afghan rug of traditional Ersari Turkmen Ensi design.

About 60 years old.

The rug has an excellent curl leaf border with eight pointed stars.

The rug is in excellent condition with no wear and full pile. This is a thick heavy rug with excellent wool.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic floor use.


Stock Number: AFMS025
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, TRADITIONAL DESIGN, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
AFMS-016

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 10in (196 x 148cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design with a row of three large guls to the center surrounded by multiple borders.

About 60 years old.

The rug has superb colour with two shades of red.

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

The rug is tightly woven and has excellent glossy wool.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: AFMS-016

SOLD

OLD AFGHAN RUG WITH PERSIAN QASHQAI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1188

Size: 8ft 10in x 4ft 6in. (270 x 136cm)

Hand knotted Afghan rug in a Persian tribal Qashqai design.

About 20 years old.

The rug has a classic Qashqai tribal design with a central medallion surrounded with floral rosettes and animals.

The rug has good colour and is an excellent furnishing item.

Excellent condition, hand washed and ready for use. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1188.
SOLD

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

Item Ref
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
SOLD

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN RUG, ARANJI VILLAGE, ...

Item Ref
MS-019

Size: 7ft 6in x 3ft 11in (228 x 120cm).

Antique Afghan Ersari Turkmen rug from the small Northern village of Aranji.

Circa 1900.

The rug has two rows of seven turreted guls on a burnt orange field dyed with madder mixed with walnut shells. The design is in ivory and indigo blue. note the rug retains the original stripped kilim at both ends that is typical for rugs from this village, along with the ivory undyed warps. The wool is of excellent quality and very soft.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-019.
SOLD

OLD AFGHAN ERSARI RUG, FADED GOLD COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
R-1897

Size: 7ft 7in x 5ft 7in (232 x 170cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Ersari Turkmen design, the rug has faded to a very pleasing soft gold colour, these are often known as golden Afghans. This rug is an excellent furnishing rug with the colour giving a very warm feel to a room.

Circa 1920/30.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1897.
SOLD

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN RUG, NORTHERN AFGHANISTAN, ...

Item Ref
MS-056

Size: 6ft 10in x 4ft 5in (208 x 134cm).

Antique Afghan village rug of traditional Ersari Turkmen design, the rug has three rows of nine large Afghan guls.

Circa 1900.

The rug is an excellent colour with a soft burnt orange field dyed with a mixture of madder and walnut shells. The guls have a wonderful light indigo blue in them.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-056.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE LONG RUG WITH LARGE ...

Item Ref
MS7-09

Size: 7ft 5in x 3ft 10in (227 x 117cm).

Old Afghan village long rug of traditional Ersari Turkmen design, the rug is a rich red colour.

Circa 1920.

The rug has four large guls in a row which are framed by multiple borders. The design is in a clear indigo blue.

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

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use. A superb furnishing rug.

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

Stock Number: MS7-09.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN RUG OF RARE ERSARI TURKMEN ...

Item Ref
AFMS-008

Size: 6ft 4in x 4ft 1in (195 x 125cm).

Antique Afghan rug with a rare design related to that found on Ersari Turkmen ensi.

Circa 1900-20.

This wonderful rug has deep rich colours, the wool is soft and dense with the feel of an animal’s pelt.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic floor use.

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

Stock Number: AFMS-008
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF TRADITIONAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-862

Size: 7ft 11in x 5ft 3in (242 x 160cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design with two rows of five large guls, the rug has a medium red colour with the designs being in dark blue/black.

About 60 years old.

A very good hard wearing furnishing rug.

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

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-862
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF SCARCE CAMEL ...

Item Ref
MS-054

Size: 8ft 4in x 5ft 10in (178 x 115cm).

Old Afghan village rug with a most unusual design.

Circa 1920.

The rug has a train of camels at the top and the bottom, the field design is large stylised poppies, these are to celebrate the poppy harvest.

The rug is of a soft camel colour with the poppies in shades of light and dark indigo blue.

The rug is in good condition with very slight wear and full pile. The rug retains its original end finishes at both ends.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use or it would make an interesting wall hanging.

Stock Number: MS-054.
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OLD AFGHAN RUG OF ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI ...

Item Ref
MS-071

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 11in (206 x 150cm).

Old Afghan village rug of Ersari Turkmen ensi design.

Circa 1920.

The rug has excellent deep rich reddish brown colour to the central panels and a softer palette to the border and elem.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile. The wool is excellent and very soft, the rug is slightly miss-shaped with the right hand side being longer than the left.

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-875.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, UNUSUAL DESIGN, GREAT ...

Item Ref
AFMS-024

Size: 10ft 1in x 5ft 1in (306 x 156cm).

Old Afghan village rug of unusual design based on a ‘tree of life’ with large leaf like motifs running across the rug.

About 60 years old.

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

The rug is has good wool and a soft floppy handle.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: AFMS-024
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, TRADITIONAL ‘MUSHWANI’ DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
AFMS-09

Size: 10ft 1in x 6ft 3in (307 x 191cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional ‘mushwani’ design, the rug is of a dark palette with an olive brown back ground.

About 80 years old.

The rug is quite thin and floppy, not a thick heavy rug as some Afghans are.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: AFMS-09
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OLD AFGHAN RUG, ENSI HATCHLI DESIGN, UNUSUAL ...

Item Ref
R-213

Size: 6ft 4in x 4ft 8in (195 x 143cm).

Old Afghan village rug woven in the style of a traditional Ensi or Hatchli door hanging, but very unusual due to the inclusion of small aircraft in the design, this could be a very scarce type of war rug woven during the Russian invasion during the 1980’s.

Circa 1980.

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

The rug is of quite fine weave and has very good wool.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-213
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OLD AFGHAN RUG OF TURKMEN DESIGN, FINE ...

Item Ref
AFMS206

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 10in (180 x 117cm).

Old Afghan village rug of Turkmen design with a very simple gul design to the field.

About 60 years old.

The border is very well drawn with some yellow highlights.

The rug is of fine weave with a thin and floppy handle.

The rug is in good condition with some wear and corrosion to the blacks. The pile is medium to low.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS206
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OLD AFGHAN RUG OF TRADITIONAL DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
R-672

Size: 5ft 7in x 3ft 3in (170 x 100cm).

Old Afghan rug of a traditional design that is usually found in Baluch rugs, the rug has superb colour and a lattice design to the field.

Circa 1920.

The border is of the traditional Baluch ‘boat’ design.

The rug has very soft glossy wool.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-672

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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, VERY FINE WEAVE, ...

Item Ref
MS-079

Size: 5ft 3in x 3ft 8in (165 x 112cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Turkmen design, the rug is a deep red colour.

Circa 1920.

The rug is of exceptionally fine weave, it has 3 rows of 12 Tekke guls and a sunburst main border.

The rug is in very good condition with some slight wear and good pile, there is an old repair to the lower right hand corner, this can be seen in the close up image. The top left hand corner is also a little curled.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-079.
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OLD AFGHAN RUG OF TRADITIONAL TURKMEN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1320

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 5in (195 x 135cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Turkmen design, the rug is a soft red colour.

Circa 1920.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1320.
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OLD AFGHAN RUG WITH TURKMEN DESIGN, VERY ...

Item Ref
R-1339

Size: 6ft 4in x 4ft 2in (192 x 126cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Turkmen design, the rug has faded to a very pleasing soft red colour. This rug is an excellent furnishing rug with the colour giving a very warm feel to a room.

Circa 1920.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1339.
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OLD AFGHAN RUG WITH ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI ...

Item Ref
MS-041

Size: 6ft 5in x 3ft 8in (196 x 112cm).

Old Afghan rug with Ersari Turkmen ensi inspired design.

Circa 1920/30.

This is a superbly made afghan rug, very firm dense weave with outstanding colour. The design is that of a Ersari Turkmen Ensi (door hanging), these were hung at the entrance to the yurt.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile. There are one or two very minor spots of wear that are finger tip size.

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

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

Stock Number: MS-041.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN TURKMEN RUG, EXCELLENT CONDITION, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
MS3-14

Size: 6ft 9in x 5ft 5in (207 x 165cm).

Antique Afghan village rug of traditional Tekke Turkmen design with 3 rows of 12 large Tekke guls.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug has a deep madder red colour with ivory and orange in the guls. Both ends have the original kilim end finishes, note the row of stars at each end before the kilim..

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile, the rug has a firm handle.

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: MS3-14.
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OLD AFGHAN TURKMEN RUG, SOFT RED COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
MS11-26

Size: 8ft 2in x 5ft 0in (250 x 153cm).

Old Afghan rug of traditional Turkmen design, the rug is a soft red colour.

Circa 1960.

The rug is of fine weave, it has 3 rows of 13 Tekke guls and a sunburst main border.

The rug is in very good condition with some slight wear and good pile, the fringes are slightly worn at the ends and there is slight wear to the side bindings in places, this is reflected in the price.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS11-26.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN TURKMEN PRAYER RUG OF UNUSUAL ...

Item Ref
AFMS201

Size: 4ft 5in x 3ft 2in (133 x 97cm).

Antique Afghan Turkmen prayer rug of fine weave with an unusual design.

Circa 1900.

The upper part of the rug may show three yurts above a group of 9 more yurts.

The lower part of the rug contains 6 Turkmen guls.

The rug has excellent colour and soft glossy wool.

The rug is in excellent 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: AFMS201
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG WITH TURKMEN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-808

Size: 6ft 0in x 4ft 4in (184 x 131cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Turkmen design, the rug is a very soft red colour. The ivory ground border is most attractive.

Circa 1920.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-808.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, LARGE GUL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1193

Size: 7ft 1in x 4ft 8in (215 x 141cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design, the rug has a single row of 4 large Afghan guls.

Circa 1920.

The rug is an excellent rich red colour with dark indigo blue, the border and guls are in a softer red giving the rug a very warm and light feel.

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

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

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

Stock Number: R-1193.
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HAND KNOTTED AFGHAN KAHN MOHAMMADI RUG, EXCELLENT ...

Item Ref
R-1932

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

Old Afghan Khan Mohammadi village rug of traditional design.

About 10 years old.

The rug is an excellent rich red colour with dark indigo blue. Khan Mohammadi rugs are the highest quality of traditional rugs currently being produced in Afghanistan.

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

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

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

Stock Number: R-1932.
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OLD AFGHAN TURKMEN RUG, EXCELLENT CONDITION, GOOD ...

Item Ref
MS-035

Size: 5ft 2in x 3ft 10in (158 x 116cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Turkmen style design with Tekke guls.

Circa 1920/30.

The rug has a clear madder red colour with three rows of eight Tekke guls. The border is the Turkmen stars in octagon design.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even 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: MS-035.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, TRADITIONAL DESIGN, SOFT ...

Item Ref
AFAG-03

Size: 7ft 5in x 4ft 2in (226 x 127cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional compartment design, the rug is a rich red and woven with soft glossy wool.

About 60 years old.

The rug is in excellent condition with no wear and full pile.

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: AFAG-03
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OLD AFGHAN RUG OF TRADITIONAL DESIGN, GREAT ...

Item Ref
AFMS215

Size:6ft 3in x 3ft 10in (190 x 117cm).

Old Afghan village rug of classic design with three large Afghan guls and four stars, the red is superb with excellent soft glossy wool.

About 60 years old.

A really good 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: AFMS215
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, TRADITIONAL DESIGN, DEEP ...

Item Ref
R-1187

Size: 7ft 3in x 3ft 9in (220 x 115cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design, the rug has 3 rows of 11 small Afghan guls.

Circa 1920.

The rug is an excellent rich red colour with dark indigo blue.

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

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

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

Stock Number: R-1187.
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OLD AFGHAN PRAYER RUG WITH GREAT COLOUR ...

Item Ref
AFMS205

Size: 4ft 0in x 2ft 8in (120 x 81cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug with a lattice design to the field, the rug has excellent vivid colours that are heavily abrashed.

About 60 years old.

The rug has complete kilims at both ends.

The rug is woven with exceptionally soft wool.

A charming little prayer rug.

The rug is in excellent 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 normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS205
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OLD AFGHAN PRAYER RUG WITH TURKMEN RELATED ...

Item Ref
AFMS202

Size: 4ft 1in x 2ft 7in (124 x 78cm).

Antique Afghan Turkmen prayer rug with very interesting design.

Circa 1920.

The rug has a row of 4 guls with a smaller gul above them.

The mihrab features a rams horn design.

The rug has excellent colour and soft glossy wool, the weave has a very firm handle.

The rug is in excellent 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 normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS202
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG, TRIBAL DESIGN, BOLD ...

Item Ref
AFMS-027

Size: 7ft 10in x 4ft 6in (238 x 138cm).

Old Afghan village rug of a Tribal design of stylized flowers.

About 60 years old.

The rug has a red/orange field with attractive blues.

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

The rug is has good wool and a soft floppy handle.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: AFMS-027
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OLD AFGHAN RUG WITH TEKKE TURKMEN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS-062

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 7in (181 x 110cm).

Old Afghan rug of Tekke Turkmen design of fine weave.

Circa 1920.

The rug has a traditional Tekke gul design with 3 rows of 12 guls.

The rug is of a very fine weave with a soft and floppy handle. Both ends retain the original end finishes.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-062.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG WITH TRADITIONAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1186

Size: 5ft 7in x 3ft 11in (170 x 120cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design, the rug has a single row of 3 large Afghan guls.

Circa 1920.

The rug is an excellent rich red colour with dark indigo blue.

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

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

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

Stock Number: R-1186.
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OLD AFGHAN ENSI, PURDAH OR HATCHLI RUG, ...

Item Ref
2578

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 9in (173 x 116cm).

Old Afghan Ensi style rug

About 40 years old

Ensi, Purdah or Hatchli design

Full pile, perfect for furnishing use

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: 2578
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG WITH RAMS ...

Item Ref
MS-081

Size: 4ft 2in x 2ft 8in (128 x 82cm).

Old Afghan village prayer rug with rams horn design to the Mihrab.

Circa 1920.

The rug has excellent colours with only soft red and dark indigo blue being used. The wool is soft and glossy. A truly outstanding example of Afghan weaving.

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

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS-081.
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OLD AFGHAN RUG WITH CAUCASIAN KAZAK DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS-098

Size: 5ft 9in x 4ft 0in. (176 x 122cm)

Hand knotted Afghan rug with traditional Caucasian Kazak design.

Pleasing 19th century design with large peacocks and small animals around a central medallion, on an attractive soft red coloured back ground. The border design is a classic Caucasian 19th century design.

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

About 30 years old.

Hand washed and ready for use. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS-098.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG WITH TURKMEN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1869

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 7in (168 x 108cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Turkmen design, the rug is a rich red colour.

Circa 1930.

Note the change in the design at the bottom end of the rug, the border is the Turkmen sunburst design.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1869.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG, SUPERB CONDITION, ...

Item Ref
MS2-17

Size: 4ft 6in x 2ft 11in (137 x 89cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug with a Turkmen inspired design to the field.

Circa 1920.

A charming small village prayer rug with five Turkmen inspired guls to the field, the rug has complete kilims at both ends which are decorated in weft work.

The rug is woven with very soft wool.

A charming little prayer rug.

The rug is in excellent 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 normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS2-17.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG, SUPERB COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
MS11-27

Size: 4ft 2in x 2ft 11in (128 x 88cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug with a Turkmen inspired design to the field.

Circa 1920.

A charming small village prayer rug with Turkmen inspired guls to the field, the rug has complete kilims at both ends which are decorated in weft work.

The rug is woven with very soft wool.

A charming little prayer rug with outstanding colour.

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: MS11-27.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG WITH TURKMEN ...

Item Ref
MS-099

Size: 3ft 8in x 2ft 10in (113 x 87cm).

Old Afghan Turkmen village prayer rug with very interesting design.

Circa 1920.

The rug has a row of 3 Turkmen guls with a double rams horn mihrab above them.

The rug has excellent soft colour and soft glossy wool, the ivory wool makes the rams horn mihrab stand out against the soft madder red ground.

The rug is in excellent 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 normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS-099.
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OLD AFGHAN KIZIL AYAK MOSQUE PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Ref
MS-101

Size: 4ft 6in x 2ft 7in (136 x 84cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug of traditional village mosque design, probably Kizil Ayak Turkmen.

Circa 1920.

The rug is of typical mosque design showing a mosque at the top and the field depicting the inside of a mosque. This is a rug woven with very soft wool and a subtle colour palette.

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

The rug retains the original kilim end finishes.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use and is suitable for wall hanging.

Stock Number: MS-101.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN RUG OF BALUCH LATTICE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS-087

Size: 7ft 1in x 3ft 10in (215 x 117cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional Baluch lattice design, the rug is of a pleasing soft rose red colour with dark indigo blue. The rug had the classic Baluch boat border.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile. There is some corrosion to the browns.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-087.
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OLD NORTH AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG WITH SUPERB ...

Item Ref
MS-031

Size: 7ft 5in x 4ft 1in (227 x 124cm).

Old Afghan village rug with a single row of 5 large guls.

Circa 1920.

The rug is of a typical design from a Northern Afghan village, the colour is outstanding with excellent wool.

The rug is offered at a lower price due to the old historic repair that can be seen in the middle of the lower end. The repair is sound and will not affect the use of the rug.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-031.
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OLD AFGHAN RUG OF SMALL SIZE WITH ...

Item Ref
MS-109

Size: 4ft 7in x 3ft 1in (140 x 95cm).

Old Afghan village rug of Tekke Turkmen design.

Circa 1920.

A good small rug with classic Tekke design and sun burst border.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear and good pile. There is slight wear in places as can be seen in the images. This is a very durable rug and will stand up to heavy daily use.

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-109.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF ENSI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
AFMS207

Size: 7ft 7in x 4ft 2in (230 x 127cm).

Old Afghan village rug of ‘ensi’ door hanging design.

About 60 years old.

The rug is very well made with excellent wool and superb colour, the rug is of unusual size being longer and narrower than one would expect for this design.

The rug is in excellent 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 normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS207
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OLD AFGHAN PRAYER RUG OF TRADITIONAL VILLAGE ...

Item Ref
AFMS214

Size: 3ft 9in x 2ft 6in (113 x 77cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug of traditional village design, two large guls with a rams horn mihrab.

About 60 years old.

The rug is woven with exceptionally soft wool and an open weave giving it a floppy handle.

A charming little prayer rug.

The rug is in excellent 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 normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS214
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG, GREAT DESIGN ...

Item Ref
AFMS216

Size: 4ft 1in x 2ft 10in (124 x 87cm).

Old Afghan village prayer rug of interesting design, the field is an interlocked box lattice design.

About 60 years old.

The rug has a pleasing colour palette with soft blues and blue green used as a highlight on a soft orange red ground.

The rug is in excellent 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 normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS216
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OLD AFGHAN PRAYER RUG WITH RAMS HORN ...

Item Ref
AFMS217

Size: 3ft 3in x 2ft 3in (98 x 67cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug with three large guls to the field and a ram’s horn mihrab at the top of the rug.

About 60 years old.

The rug has a firm and dense weave with good wool and a soft orange/red colour.

The rug is in excellent condition with no wear and full pile.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS217
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AFGHAN CHILDS PRAYER RUG OF SMALL SIZE, ...

Item Ref
KA

Size: 3ft 7in x 1ft 10in (110 x 56cm).

Old Afghan childs prayer rug

About 60 years old

A beautiful small rug with bold design

Excellent soft wool and good colour

Very good condition with full pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: KA
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN BALUCH RUG, HEAVY WEAR, GOOD ...

Item Ref
MS-129

Size: 9ft 10in x 4ft 8in (300 x 143cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch rug with all over repeat lattice design.

Circa 1900.

The rug is in a deep burgundy red with long original kilims at both ends. The sides retain the original goats hair bindings.

The rug is in fair condition, it has heavy wear but is still sound and has a great lived with look. There is one or two very small finger tip size areas of damage.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-129.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE RUG OF TRADITIONAL ERSARI ...

Item Ref
R-1930

Size: 4ft 9in x 3ft 5in (145 x 104cm).

Old Afghan village rug of traditional design, the rug has a row of 4 large Afghan Ersari guls.

Circa 1930.

The rug is an excellent rusty red colour with dark indigo blue.

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

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

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

Stock Number: R-1930.
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OLD AFGHAN CHILDS PRAYER RUG OF SIMPLE ...

Item Ref
MS11-28

Size: 3ft 3in x 2ft 11in (100 x 89cm).

Old Afghan child's prayer rug of small size and simple design.

Circa 1920.

An interesting small rug with a plain field with a very simple rams horn mihrab give the rug a very abstract feel. A most unusual prayer rug of small size and very scarce design.

Very good condition with slight even wear and good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS11-28.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE MOSQUE PRAYER RUG, EXCELLENT ...

Item Ref
MSA-2

Size: 4ft 1in x 2ft 7in (124 x 78cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug of interesting village mosque design.

About 50 years old.

The rug is of an unusual mosque design showing a mosque at the top and the field depicting Turkmen guls or flowers.

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

The rug is of fine weave with a floppy handle, both ends retain the original end finishes.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use and is suitable for wall hanging.

Stock Number: MSA-2.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG OF UNUSUAL ...

Item Ref
MS-097

Size: 4ft 1in x 3ft 1in (125 x 94cm).

Old Afghan village prayer rug of unusual design, possibly by the Kizil Ayak Turkmen.

Circa 1920.

The rug is of unusual design with a central column leading to the mihrab. The rug has a simple colour palette, with an abrashed madder red field with small highlights in yellow and ivory. It is also interesting to note that there is no border at the lower end, this is most unusual in prayer rugs but is quite deliberate and clearly had a meaning to the weaver.

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

Both ends retain the original end finishes, the lower end shows slight signs of wear.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use and is suitable for wall hanging.

Stock Number: MS-097.
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OLD AFGHAN VILLAGE PRAYER RUG, TREE OF ...

Item Ref
MSA-3

Size: 4ft 4in x 2ft 9in (132 x 83cm).

Old Afghan prayer rug of traditional village tree of life design.

Circa 1920.

The rug is of typical tree of life design in indigo blue on a soft red ground.

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

The rug is of medium weave with a floppy handle, both ends retain the original end finishes. The wool is very soft and glossy.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use and is suitable for wall hanging.

Stock Number: MSA-3.
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