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#21189 Donegal – Arts & Crafts: circa 1905

Rug #: 21189 Type: Donegal – Arts & Crafts Origin: Scottland Size: 11’6” x 15’0” Circa: 190 Designed by George Walton (1867-1933) for Alexander Morton & Co. Flatwoven Donegal carpet with a border of stylized meandering foliage contained in continuous … Continue reading

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#40-1205 Bakhshaiesh: circa 1880

Rug #:  40-1205 Type:    Bakhshaiesh Origin:  Azerbaijan Province, NW Persia Size:     10’0” x 14’6” Circa:   1880 A uniform field of light camel displays an ascending overall floral pattern of linked rosettes attached by geometrically angled branches.  The main border … Continue reading

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#17577 Aubusson: circa 1800

Rug #17577 Aubusson Carpet France, Aubusson Workshops Size: 15’6” x 25’6” Period: Directoire, 1797-1804 Structure: warp:    wool, tan to light brown, natural, Z-2-S, 8/in. weft:     wool, Z-2-S, 24/in technique: slit tapestry This flatweave carpet is a fine example of the … Continue reading

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#19647 Khotan | As Seen in Rooms With a View

Rug #: 19647 Type: Khotan Origin: China Size: 4’8″ x 7’7″ Circa: 1920 When George Marshall Peters of Pamela Bankers office asked if we would be interested in participating in their Rooms  With a View show space we were delighted. … Continue reading

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#18355 Chinese – NingXia: circa 1750

#18355 Chinese, Ning Xia, Platform Carpet 3.99m x 4.06m (13’1” x 13’4”) 2nd half of the18th century. Structure: Warp: Cotton, white, natural, Z-4-S Weft: Cotton, white, natural, Z-4, 2 shoots alternating Pile: Wool, Z-3 or Z-4, asymmetric knot, 4-5 h. … Continue reading

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#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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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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Mongolian Weavings

The exact source of carpets termed “Mongolian” is unclear.  Certainly these carpets were woven in the Chinese style, with their fret borders, shou medallions, and other far-eastern motifs.  Mongolian rugs, however, are bolder and simpler, course of weave with a … Continue reading

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