Vintage Turkaman Afghani Rug


Style: Vintage Turkaman Afghani Rug
Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Condition: Very Good
Size: 7’11” x 9’9″
Content: 100% Wool Pile hand-knotted on a foundation of cotton
Age: circa 1980s
Suggested Retail Price: $4,495

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This vintage Turkaman Afghani rug is in the most unique color. The wool is a handspun combination of rose, burnt orange, blue, and grey, giving the rug a slightly purple hue. Refer to the many posted photos of the rug’s background. You can see just how interesting it is. Additionally, a photo showing the back of the rug displays the tight weave of this piece.

The simple, yet elegant geometric pattern of this rug is very versatile. It will fit in perfectly with both timeless traditional and sleek contemporary looks. The pile of the rug is even and low, giving the illusion that this rug is antique. This piece can be a showstopper in a formal dining room with a glass table. You can see Persian rugs in dining rooms here.

Turkaman and Bokara Persian rugs are in almost every textile enthusiast’s collection. The pattern is simple, yet interesting, and it is an easy pattern to spot if you’re a novice rug collector. The Turkaman tribe reside close to the city of Bokara which is now situated in modern Turkmenistan. The tribespeople are also found in Northeast Iran and parts of Western Afghanistan.

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