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Antique Bidjar carpet

Circa 1900
627 x 366 cm 20’6” x 12’


A striking enormous antique Bidjar carpet woven in north-west Persia, woven in this enormous size the condition is fantastic for a huge carpet over 100 years old.  This type are renowned for their toughness and durability due to their construction. A very elegant piece with rich natural dyes, this carpet would look beautiful under a dining table. Woven with a deep indigo background with vivid warm reds, pinks, greens and gorgeous pale blue dyes in a beautiful all over design.

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Famous for their amazing durability due to their construction of multiple weft threads and dense pile, this 100 year old Bidjar carpet is no exception and in great original order.

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.

We offer the service of viewing any of our carpets & rugs in-situ in London, Surrey, Hampshire the UK & Europe by appointment. Please request a home visit below to try this enormous antique Bidjar carpet in situ at a convenient time.

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