Qashqai ‘Ghileem’ Kilim a/f #18049

Old, worn South West Persian flat-woven carpet in usable state with great palette and very finely woven. Age: Late 19th century Condition: uneven condition with cobbled repairs and reweaves, sides and ends original and intact minor losses to side wrappings and ends. Pure wool. Carpet is still stable and usable. Size: 8ft 2in X 6ft […]

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Lansdown Hall Gallery, Stroud. August 2019

View of Stroud looking south from Stroud Slad Farm camping field. Stroud is an interesting town, more so if one is visiting from Totnes in Devon. Why? Because there are some similarities which inform about both Places. Nestled in a valley on the edge of the limestone Cotswold Hills, Stroud is a small town about […]

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Caucasian Gendje Long Rug, Wool #18046

abrashed midnight blue field with Ganja -Buta ‘boteh’ symbols, all within a dragon teeth’s border with inset birds and zoomorphic images, wool on wool. Ancient Ganja carpets or Gadim Ganja carpets also belong to the category of carpets that made in Ganja carpet-weaving school. The carpets were named after Ancient Ganja where they were produced. […]

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Woolfest June 2019 Cockermouth Cumbria, UK.

Caucasian Shirvan ‘banded’ kilim. Wool. 3.50m x 1.60m My first experience of Woolfest in the Lake District was overwhelmingly positive. As a first-time trader I was initially apprehensive even though I had visited Cockermouth a couple of years previously, more about that bizarre experience later… I stopped en route at a pleasant campsite that afforded […]

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Anatolian Reyhanli Kilim #18045

A great small format example. Wool with white cotton highlights on wool foundation with a stunning palette of many different natural abashed colours. Finely knotted and in excellent condition for an antique rug of at least 100 years of age. THIS ITEM WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ‘Stitches in Time’ An exhibition of global antique carpets, […]

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Chinese Imperial Court ‘kesi’ Robe. #18042

formerly the property of the first female Fellow of The Royal Geographical Society Age: 19th century Condition: Silk and metal gauze. Uneven wear and damage in places, patched areas, collar replaced with blue velvet. Size: Small adult Price: SOLD Click on an image below to view an enlarged image gallery of the rug. ENQUIRE ABOUT […]

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