Antique Paisley Shawl #18030

So-called ‘piano’ shawl. Possibly made in Paisley, Scotland. Pure wool. Age: circa 1900 Condition: Very good, sides and ends original, minor wear in one or two minute areas. No staining. Size:11 ft 4 in X 5 ft 4 in 3.35 m X 1.63m Price: SOLD Click on an image below to view an enlarged image […]

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Uzbek Jajim #18029

Large embroidered cover, very strong and pure wool. Age: Mid 20th century Condition: Very good and strong, sides and ends original, wool on wool. Size: 8 ft 4 in X 5 ft 9 in 2.52 m X 1.57 m Price: SOLD Click on an image below to view an enlarged image gallery of the rug. […]

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Senneh Wool Flatweave rug #18028

Age: Mid 20th century Condition: Good, sides and ends original, minor weave and damage in one or two areas, see photos. Size: 6 ft 4 in X 4 ft 4 in 1.93 m X 1.32 m Price: SOLD Click on an image below to view an enlarged image gallery of the rug. ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS […]

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Chinese silk shawl #18027

Silk embroidery on black silk satin. Length shown below exclusive of 20cm fringes. Age: Mid 20th century Condition: Very good, sides and ends original. Size: 5 ft 11 in X 1 ft 5 in 1.80 m X 0.43 m Price: SOLD Click on an image below to view an enlarged image gallery of the rug. […]

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Uzbek Felted Wool Rug #18026

Embroidered design, horse blanket to place under saddle Age: Mid 20th century Condition: Very good, sides and ends original. Size: 3 ft 11 in X 4 ft 5 in 1.19 m X 1.35 m Price: SOLD Click on an image below to view an enlarged image gallery of the rug. ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS RUG Please […]

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Antique Persian small bag A/F #18025

Antique Persian or possibly Anatolian small bag ‘khorjin’ or ‘chanteh’, vanity bag. Presented as a cushion. Age: Circa 1900 Condition: Pure wool, minor wear in small areas – see photos. Size: 14in x 14in 0.34 m X 0.34 m Price: SOLD Click on an image below to view an enlarged image gallery of the rug. […]

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Moghan Rug A/F #18024

Fragmented Caucasian Rug with ‘Memling’ gul field and border. Age: 19th century Condition: Central section missing so ‘cut and shut’. Just washed, no colour run, great colours and palette, no staining. Uneven wear, full pile in places, foundation showing in many places, damage to sides and ends – see photos. Patched in small areas. Wool […]

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Baktiari Luri Bag Face a/f #18023

Old, worn, wool bag face. Lovely colours. Age: Late 19th century Condition: uneven wear, sides and ends original with losses, outer border missing lower end. Now up-cycled into a cushion. Size: 21 in X 18 in 0.53 m X 0.46 m Price: SOLD Click on an image below to view an enlarged image gallery of […]

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American Museum UK. Textile Fair, August 2018

Last weekend I stayed in Bath, a city in the west of England. I was visiting this area for two reasons: I had decided to exhibit textiles at a fair held at Claverton Manor, the home of The American Museum in Britain I was also keen to enjoy the hospitality of my elderly aunt who […]

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