Hereke - Carpet - 80 cm - 50 cm

Hereke - Carpet - 80 cm - 50 cm
Silk on silk - Turkey - Mid 20th century

Gorgeous Signed semi antique hand-knotted Turkish Hereke Silk rug, silk on silk, vegetable dyes, 1.000,000 knots/m², very clean, has been hanged on a wall for years, collector's item. please look at the pictures.

• Item number: 2624

• exported from Turkey before jan. 2015

• Knot density is 1.000,000 knots/m²

• Country of Origin: Turkey

• Size: approx 80 cm X 50 cm (excluding fringes)

• Pile: 100% Silk

• Chain: Silk

• Condition: very good 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
80 cm
50 cm
Silk on silk
Country of Origin
Manufacturing period
Mid 20th century
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
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