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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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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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Sultanabad: Circa 1900

Rug #: 18876 Origin: North Persia – Arak region Type: Sultanabad Size: 9’’6” X 10’2” Weave density: 60 knots per sq inch Warp: cotton Weft: cotton Pile: wool Sides: 3 ply wool Circa: 1900’s Main Colors: olive-lime green, medium rust, … 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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