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Antique Sauj Bulagh carpet

Circa 1850
590 × 250 cm 19’4” x 8’2”
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Dating from around 1850-1860 this stunning and richly coloured Antique Sauj Bulagh carpet is in exceptional original condition.  Woven from the Kurdish region in the far North-West of Persia. They are known for combining elements of classical Persian drawings with a bold and vividly colourful village aesthetic. This early Sauj Bulagh carpet uses the classic Persian all-over ‘Herati pattern’ used in the 18th century, which depicts two fish swimming around a water-lily, which can be seen more clearly on this large scale in the main field. As they do look like fish almost….the wool is very soft and lustrous and the colours are deep with an almost black background, which is deep blue.

The large scale border design is really amazing with a pattern of what is believed to be a turtle with flowers in-between.  Early yellow dyes have been used with rich red tones to create a beautiful large border.

We offer the service of viewing any of our carpets & rugs in-situ in anywhere in the UK by appointment. Please contact us or request a home visit to see this remarkable early Sauj Bulagh carpet at home soon.

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We have been dealing in beautiful and unique antique and contemporary carpets since 1990.  For the last 32 years we have been helping private customers and interior designers throughout the UK, travelling as far as Scotland and Ireland.  We love nothing more than to bring our carpets and rugs to your home, so you can try many options in the room they will eventually live in.  This is by far the best way to buy a carpet or rug.  Let us help you by making contact in your preferred way, we would love to hear from you.

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