Antique Proto Kurdish Early Rug
4’8″ X 5’9″
This rare Antique Proto Kurdish Early rug is woven around 1800’s or earlier. This example shows the origin of Mahi (fish) design and how it evolved into the classical Herrati pattern. The border holds beautiful dragons and alternating phoenixes.
As expected for a rugs age it is a bit weathered, but beautiful nonetheless. Kurds are masters of color. Proto Kurdish rugs are as diverse as the ethnic weavers who created them. The presence of Kurdish weavers in the northwestern area of Persia and the Iranian Kurdistan region has led to some stylistic overlap with northwest Persian designs and Transcaucasia motives.
This singular antique Kurdish oriental rug woven by pastoral nomads captivates its viewer with its design.
It has low pile, worn spots, damages to lower part,
It is a living witness to the history with over 200 years old
it is a treasure for wall hanging or nice addition for any early rug collection.
All natural dyes
Beautiful navy, rust, rust, ivory and salmon.
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