778. a glorious old German carpet

Old German Tetex hook weave carpet

778. Provenance: Tetex workshop (Munich?), Germany

Size: 346 x 243 cm

Age: circa 1930

Condition: Good. Has been professionally washed since picture was taken, and now shines!

Notes: Due to the massive demand for and limited supply of Persian and Caucasian rugs in Europe in the 1920s and 30s, the manufacture of these hooked rugs developed to fill the hole. Inspired by oriental designs, they brought their own (often more harmonious or at least appealing to 'Western tastes') colour schemes. Stunning pieces, and very sturdily made (testified by the fact they are still with us). Similar were also made in Austria.

Price: 

£2,195
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