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Antique English Square Needlepoint Carpet

French and English Victorian period needlework carpets are quite similar in both technique and in the repeating circle and square patterns, but English rugs are more often in light tones, as here, with seven rows and seven columns on an … Continue reading

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21431 British Needlepoint: circa 1920

Made by Puntro Molley (?).  His needlepoint rugs were more appealing than others made at the time due to his varied use of different kinds of wool (thickness, sheen, etc) and varied stitching methods.  In one piece, perhaps 5-6 types … Continue reading

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Rug of the Week

Antique Peking Chinese Landscape Pictorial Carpet. Chinese painting goes back at least to the early centuries AD, on wall and portable on silk scrolls. It has been, at least from the 10th century under the Sung Dynasty, most esteemed when … Continue reading

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#17517 Turkish Oushak: Circa 1890

Rug #: 17517 Type:  Oushak Origin: central Anatolia – Turkey Size: 15’6” X 31’6” (475 X 965 cm) Circa: 1890s Foundation: hand spun Z twist wool Pile: hand spun wool Main Colors: soft blue-green, gold, green, soft pink, ivory The … Continue reading

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#18425 Kerman – Lavar: Circa 1900

Rug#: 18425 Origin: SE Persia Type: Kerman – Laver Size: 9’8” x 21’2” Warp: hand spun cotton Weft: hand spun cotton Pile: wool Sides: 2 ply wool Circa: 1900 Main Colors:  soft blues, navy, beige, ivory, tan, soft gold. The … Continue reading

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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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#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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