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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

Tekke Turkmen Ensi Middle 19th Century How can an antique Tekke Ensi be special? There must be a zillion of them (or more). But this not your grandfather’s Tekke Ensi. In fact, this rug is at a whole ‘another level. … Continue reading

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Rug of the Week

Antique American Hooked Rug. Everything, at least as far a decorative new carpets are concerned, is looking pretty abstract. A brief glance at interior design and floor covering magazines gives one a strong sense of what is out there: asymmetrical, … Continue reading

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Caucasian Rugs: A Brief Blogging Introduction

The Caucasus is the mountainous area between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. Now divided between Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and several Russian administrative republic, it was, in its rug producing heyday (the 19th century) a group of Russian  Empire … 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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#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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