antique Afghan Ersari carpet - 490 cm - 340 cm

Description
antique Afghan Ersari carpet - 490 cm - 340 cm
Wool on cotton - Afghanistan - Late 19th century

An impressive antique handmade Afghan Ersari circa 1880. The madder field with four columns of quartered güls enclosed by deep red gül borders and multiple guard stripes, 490 x 340cm (16' x 11' ). This rare antique Afghan Ersari carpet has an exquisite colour combination. Generally good condition, lovely colours, fine weave, professionally cleaned and washed but ends original Kelims well preserved, few local areas of wear commensurate with age and usage.

Lot details
Object
antique Afghan Ersari carpet
Length
490 cm
Width
340 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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