antique timuri yaqoubkhani prayerrug western afghanistan

Antique Timuri Yaqoub-Khani Prayer-Rug, Western Afghanistan



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This is a beautiful Timuri prayer-rug made by the Yaqoub-Khani sub-tribe around 1870-1880.
The rug is in excellent condition bar a tiny re-weave in the camel-hair field. Note the beautifully brocadsed skirts at each end. The natural dye red is derived from the cochineal insect and the field is knotted in natural camel-hair.
Viewing by appointment only.
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