antique timuri carpet sangtschuli subtribe borderlands of eastern persiawestern afghanistan

Antique Timuri Carpet, Sangtschuli Sub-Tribe, Borderlands of Eastern Persia/Western Afghanistan.


Price

£4,500
| $5,487 USD | €5,084 EUR


Item Ref

BM1739

Description

In near-mint condition, this fabulous Timuri rug has the highest quality soft, shiny wool with highlights of green silk throughout and complete kilim skirts at each end. The central 'tree-of-life' has branches protruding from it and surrounded by a multitude of symbols - stunning and subtle in its drawing. The madder-red main border depicts a continuous vine - symbolically representing the eternal cycle of life. Made circa 1880 -1900 by Sangtschuli tribes on the eastern Persian/western Afghanistan border, it really needs to be seen and handled to fully appreciate the high quality of the work involved. This is Timuri weaving at its best!
Size: 2.44m x 1.27m (8' 0" x 4' 2").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM1739


Dimensions

Height = 244 cm (96")
Width = 127 cm (50")
Depth = 0 cm (0")



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