572. a masterful old Afghan Ersari Carpet

Old Afghan Ersari carpet

572. Provenance: Ersari tribe, Turkoman group, Northern Afghanistan

Age: Circa 1930

Size: 360 x 250 cm

Condition: Very good for age. Full high pile, with just one small patch of slightly lower pile.

Notes: The devil is in the detail with these large 'elephant foot' Ersaris. This one ticks all the right boxes - a warm madder field with wonderful and life-giving abrush, rich indigo in the details, an even and strong weave, and above all glossy, handspun wool in both the pile and the foundation. Awsome.