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Antique Farahan rug

Circa 1890
180 x 122 cm 5’10” x 4’
£4,750
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An amazing thick full pile antique Farahan rug, circa 1890-1900 with a simplistic medallion design and lovely natural wool spandrel corners.  Using golden yellow dyes, and lovely blues and greens.  A rustic and very charming antique rug.  Using madder red dyes which change gently over time, known as abrash you can see this in the main medallion colour too.  This is the beauty of antique rugs and what makes them so alluring and add so much to a home.

  • Purchase this antique Farahan rug online from us and we shall securely courier it to your home, with our excellent anti-slip rug underlay which is included in the price.  Or contact us to view the runner at our barn showroom in Crondall, Surrey by appointment.
  • If you are not completely satisfied with the antique rug we shall of course refund you in full once the rug is returned to us.
  • Free Shipping throughout the UK and we use a well-respected International Shipper for Europe and Overseas, as we have shipped carpets to Hong Kong and Australia in the past.
  • Members of The British Antique Dealers Association (BADA) and LAPADA since 2008.  Adhering to their strict guidelines and our carpets and rugs are independently vetted at their antique and art fairs every year.
  • We professionally wash all our carpets and rugs, plus our expert restorer who has over 30 years experience will secure fringes and sides if necessary.
  • Request a home visit to view this stunning antique Farahan rug in your own home, please let us know a preferred day and time to see you.
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Fereghan carpets are unlike their neighbours Sarouk which are more formal often using an elaborate central medallion. Fereghan weavers preferred floral motifs of shrubs and vines using more green dyes and hints of yellow.  Fereghan or Farahan rugs were woven in the Arak district which was once the capital of Persia.  They wove a variety of designs with Sarouk-Fereghan rugs more classical in their structure and rugs from Malayer and Fereghan using palmettes, shrubs, geometric motifs.

We offer the service of viewing any of our carpets & rugs in-situ in London, Surrey, Hampshire and all over the UK & Europe by appointment. Please request a home visit to view this stunning early antique Farahan rug at home, or request a free trial where the rug can be delivered to your home.

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