Tag Archives: Donegal

Rugs of the Week

Donegal  vs. Oushak Clash of the Carpets Battle of the bands? How about a combat of the carpets? Who is original and who is derivative? Who copied whom and who inspired whom? Which came first? We date the Turkish Oushak … 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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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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