Ersari - Rug - 360 cm - 200 cm

Description
Ersari - Rug - 360 cm - 200 cm
Wool on Cotton - Afghanistan - Late 19th century

Antique handmade wool Afghan Ersari rug circa 1880 measuring 360 x 200cm (11.8' x 6.6' ). Rows of Elephant foot or Gul design each decorated with geometric motifs in the rare rusty brown background surrounded by similar geometric narrow borders. Generally in good condition however has few spots of wear commensurate with age and usage. There is a mark near the edge but has no bearing on the surface look of the rug nor its beautiful and impressive detailed design.

Lot details
Model
Ersari
Object
Rug
Length
360 cm
Width
200 cm
Material
Wool on Cotton
Country of Origin
Afghanistan
Manufacturing period
Late 19th century
Condition
Overall in good condition with traces of ageing and usage
Rug professionally cleaned
Yes
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