327. A sparkling old Afghan Carpet

Old Ersari Afghan Main Carpet

327. Provenance: Ersari tribe, Turkoman, Northern Afghanistan

Age: Circa 1950

Size: 285 x 240 cm

Condition: Excellent

Notes: A highly unusual 'negative' of the usual Afghan Ersari 'elephant foot' gul pattern, with the indigo as the dominant ground colour and the madder as the detail. Glossy hand-spun wool, great colours, and a very usable (and again, unusual) square-ish size.