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#1 Posted : Monday, August 12, 2019 1:49:05 PM(UTC)
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Hi,I recently purchased some rugs on a local online auction. My experience has been with Navajo blankets and don't know much about rugs. I got a total of 8 rugs at the auction, five of which look to be possibly hand made. This is the largest at 47" x 76" not including the fringe. There is a 4" fringe on top and a 7" fringe across the bottom. I am trying to find out where it was made, how old is it, and is it worth getting appraised? The rugs were just listed as "area rugs". There was nothing else of any note at the auction in my opinion. The rugs all have different styles and to me it looked like a "collection. I look forward to any information or opinion you have. Thanks
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#2 Posted : Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:44:50 PM(UTC)
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Hi, Does anybody have an opinion on this rug. Would this be better described as a oriental rug or a Persian rug. If it is hand knotted, where would it have been made? Thanks.
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#3 Posted : Sunday, August 18, 2019 12:07:52 AM(UTC)
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kansas1412 wrote:
Hi, Does anybody have an opinion on this rug. Would this be better described as a oriental rug or a Persian rug. If it is hand knotted, where would it have been made? Thanks.


Hi, I don't know much about rugs, but from what I've learned here I'd guess it's silk on silk from Turkey maybe 1980's...looks very similar to one I have. Tree of Life design.
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#4 Posted : Sunday, August 18, 2019 7:03:07 AM(UTC)
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Thank-you Fredgrower. What kind of value does your rug have? It looks similar in size.
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#5 Posted : Sunday, August 18, 2019 2:10:25 PM(UTC)
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Fredgrower, It looks like the fringe on the top of your rug is also longer than the bottom. Is this a characteristic of this type of rug?
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#6 Posted : Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:56:25 PM(UTC)
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I did the burn test on the fibers and I do believe it is silk on silk.
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#7 Posted : Friday, August 30, 2019 2:27:09 AM(UTC)
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It is a Turkish Kayseri rug, the warp and weft are cotton, the pile is so called "Flosh Silk" - it looks like real silk but is not.
Art Oriental - Djoharian fine oriental rug, since 1967
Ludwigstr. 21 97816 Lohr, Bavaria - Germany
https://www.the-rug-store.de
https://www.facebook.com...TeppicheArtOrientalGmbh
https://www.instagram.com/djoharian_collection/



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#8 Posted : Friday, August 30, 2019 8:19:24 AM(UTC)
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Thank-you KAD for the info. Is Flosh Silk manmade. Would it be considered a "lower end" carpet. How does it wear? Does it have another name. I tried looking it up but couldn't find it.
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