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Antique Bidjar rug

Circa 1910
237 × 142 cm 7’9” x 4’7”


A beautiful richly coloured antique Bidjar rug with a nice variety of orange/red dyes.  Woven with a natural wool ivory border this lightens the rugs palette.  The famous ‘Herati’ design is the pattern we see in the main field, which consists of two stylised leaves around a flower.  In the 16th century this used to be two fish swimming around a water-lily.

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 A great antique rug in wonderful condition.

Rugs from Bidjar are very tough due to their structure which consists of usually five weft threads, two are loose wool threads followed by one taut cotton thread, then a further two loose wool threads. These are tightly beaten together against the knots, creating an extremely tight, compact rug. They tend to be floral in design, with the ‘Herati’ fish design commonly used in the main field and border or the ‘Mina-Khani’ floral design all over as in this example.

We offer the service of viewing any of our carpets & rugs in-situ in London, Surrey, Hampshire the UK & Europe by appointment.  Request a home visit to see this beautiful antique Bidjar rug in-situ.

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