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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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#18092 Kerman: Circa 1880

Rug #: 18092 Origin: SE Persia Type: Kerman – Laver Size: 8’5”X 16’ Weave density: 10 H X 12 V ~ appx 110-120 KPSI Warp: hand spun cotton Weft: hand spun cotton Pile: wool Sides: 2 ply wool Circa: 1880’-1890 … Continue reading

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#17874 Kerman: Circa 1900

Rug #: 17874 Origin: SE Persia Type: Kerman Size: 8’9”X 18’ Weave density: 8 H X 10 V ~ approximately 80-90 KPSI Warp: hand spun cotton Weft: hand spun cotton Pile: wool Sides: 2 ply wool Circa: 1900’-1910 Main Colors: … Continue reading

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Chinese Art Deco: circa 1930

#40-986 Chinese – Art Deco 8’0″ x 10’0″ circa 1930 As seen in ‘Art Deco & Modernist Carpets’ by Susan Dry (page 94)   In the 1930s, the demand for handwoven rugs, which could not be made in the United … Continue reading

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Oriental Influence on European Rugs

Antique rugs were once new production. About 80 – 90 years ago, carpets from the orient were sold at extremely high prices throughout Europe. European manufacturers saw the need to produce such products at lower costs, causing a sweep of … Continue reading

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