Tag Archives: antique carpets

#20231 Indian Agra: circa 1850

#20231 Agra Carpet Northern India 8’0” x 10’0” Circa 1850 Structure: Warp: cotton, white, natural, Z-6 to 8-S Weft:    cotton, white, natural, Z-3-S, Z-4-S, Z-5-S 2 shoots of weft alternating either 1 straight and 1 wavy, or both shoots … Continue reading

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Film | People of the Wind (1976)

*Post written by: Katrina Mauro In my quest to learn as much as I could about the rug world, I came across this 1976 documentary of the Babadi, a branch of the Bakhtiari tribe in Iran.  Narrated by Jaffar Qoli, … 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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