Monthly Archives: February 2011

Documentary Clip | Persia, 1938

This is a clip from a 1938 color documentary on the Silk Road, from the 2nd reel entitled “Persia”, produced by the Esso corporation and distributed by Modern Talking Picture Service, depicting the process of producing Persian Rugs in Iran. … Continue reading

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#40-1150 Silvia Heyden Tapestry: circa 1965

Rug #:40-1150 Origin: America Type: Tapestry Size: 4’3″ x 7’7″ Construction: High warp linen tapestry Circa: 1965         Silvia Heyden, born Silvia Stucky, in Basel Switzerland in 1927, studied at the School of Arts in Zürich from … Continue reading

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Flemmish Tapestry #20440: circa 1700

Tapestry, Flemish, probably Brussels, depicting a scene from the Story of Tobias. Late 17th Century 7’ 2” x 10’ 2” (originally approximately 10-10’ 6” x 12’ 6”- 13”) No weaver’s on town mark. Rebordered in plain stripes; slightly reduced from … Continue reading

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#18885 Doroksh: circa 1910

Rug #: 18885 Origin: NE Persia Type: Mood (Doroksh) Size: 10’6″ x 13’10” Warp: cotton Weft: cotton Pile: wool Circa: 1910 What we in the industry refer to as “Mood Carpets” are a generalization of a number of types of … Continue reading

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#20194 Kerman – Lavar: circa 1870

Rug#: 20194 Origin: SE Persia Type: Kerman – Laver Size: 11’0” x 15’0” Warp: hand spun cotton Weft: hand spun cotton Pile: wool Sides: 2 ply wool Circa: 1870   Main Colors:  Pea green, soft yellow, soft green, wine red, … Continue reading

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Sarouk – Mohajeran: Circa 1920

Origin: NW Persia – Arak District Type: Sarouk – Mohajeran Size: 13’2” x 16’10” Warp: Cotton Weft: Cotton Pile: Wool Circa: 1920 Main Colors: navy, rust, coral, pale yellow   This carpet originates in the area of Sarouk, slightly south … Continue reading

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