958. an alluring Afghan Charshango rug

Old Afghan Charshango Rug

958. Provenance: Charshango sub-group of Ersari tribe, Turkoman group of tribes, Northern Afghanistan

Size: 158 x 97 cm

Age: circa 1920

Condition: Good with even, low pile.

Notes: Classic Charshango medallion design and unique to this sub-group (around Afghan village of Charshango). Charm is added by the uneveness in the design and drawing of these medallions, and the subtle variations in colour density (abrush) which is caused by variations in dye batches, and absorption qualities of handspun wool.


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