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cuzinbruce Offline
#1 Posted : Sunday, August 06, 2017 5:35:30 PM(UTC)
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Hi,
I purchased two rugs yesterday that have me stumped. First is this kilim (or soumak?), modern, very good condition. Only thing I noted (yet) is a bit of curl in the corners. Turkish? Caucasian? I didn't think Indian with the type of cotton it is woven on. In any case, can someone tell me more about it? Size is about 4 1/2 X 7 1/2 feet.
Thanks,
Bruce
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#2 Posted : Thursday, August 10, 2017 9:03:19 AM(UTC)
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Its a very fine Afshar Sirjan kilim and I think the colours are natural dyes. It looks to be from about 10 to 20 years ago. Very good kilim. They are quite pricey.
First Floor, unit 9
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London NW10 6NF
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