520. A distinguished old Afghan Ersari rug

Old Afghan Ersari Rug

520. Provenance: Ersari tribe, Turkoman weaving group, Northern Afghanistan

Size: 286 x 126 cm

Age: Circa 1930

Condition: Pretty good with minor losses at one end, fully secured & some small re-weaves. Doesn't sit entrely flat.

Notes: Classic use of the Ersari 'elephant foot' gul. Lustrous, oily wool and natural madder-based dyes lend this unusually long rug a warmth and vibrancy.


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