Carpet, Signed Hereke silk - Carpet - 41 cm - 32 cm

Description
Carpet, Signed Hereke silk - Carpet - 41 cm - 32 cm
Turkey - 1950-1999 - Silk on Silk

Gorgeous hand-knotted Turkish Hereke Silk rug, silk on silk, vegetable dyes, 650,000 knots/m², very clean, collector's item. With certificate. please look at the pictures.

• Item number: 2473

• exported from Turkey before jan. 2015

• Knot density is 650,000 knots/m²

• Country of Origin: Turkey

• Size: approx 41 cm X 32 cm (excluding fringes)

• Pile: 100% Silk

• Chain: Silk

• Condition: excellent condition, very clean

• Quality: Very high quality super fine

• Processing: Guaranteed Handmade

With certificate of authenticity


The most famous pure silk carpets in the world are produced in the small town of Hereke, east of Istanbul. Due to the unbelievably thin nature of the silk fiber being used, weavers tie exceptionally high number of knots, thus creating more detailed, magnificent carpets. It is also not uncommon for metallic threads to be woven into the pile which only can be done by expert weavers. The sheer beauty and unbelievably strong raw material of these rugs, enables them to be used both on the floor or as a wall hanging. Hereke rugs are to last generations and is not only a rug but truly a work of art.

Lot details
Object
Carpet, Signed Hereke silk - Carpet - 41 cm - 32 cm
Material
Silk on Silk
Estimated Period
1950-1999
Country of Origin
Turkey
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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