Antique Afghan Hand-knotted 100% Wool Turkmen Rug 213cm x 340cm
NAME: Vintage Turkmen SKU: 17844
Pictorial design vintage rug depicting the famous Persian Omar Khayyam - poet, philosopher, mathematician etc. The picture on this rug shows the poet sitting in the corner on top of a rug with dancing girls in the background. Large birds & other animals are placed on each side of the central stylized tree of life with blooming flowers at the base. Aged rich charcoal colour is used as a background for this scene. Spectacular exceptionally wide Turkoman design border & guards reminiscent of mosaic tiles & fine tapestry frame the central scene. Finely hand-knotted in sheep's wool this pictorial rug has been created by artisans with skills that have been handed down through generations. Pictorial rugs are the hardest to design & to work out the scale of the figures etc. The Turkoman tribe is known as the finest of all tribal weavers & this magnificent rug is no exception.
Made from wool
Dimensions are 2.13 x 3.36m
The primary colour is gold with greens and reds
Producing Methods: 100% hand-knotted
Pile Height: Low
It comes with Certificate of Authenticity
Each item is one of a kind, featuring a unique variation
Delivery: Free Delivery across New Zealand
To maintain the condition and extend the life of your rug, vacuum them regularly. For long term protection against Sun Fade, Wear, Mold and Permanent stains we recommend using our Rug Protection service.
For hard-to-remove stains professional care is recommended, contact House of Haghi's Cleaning Services at
09 529 5151
Note: The digital images we display have the most accurate colour possible. However, due to differences in computer monitors, we cannot be responsible for Variations in colour between the actual product and your screen. Fringes: Most hand Knotted Rugs have fringes.
Size. Some handcrafted rugs may vary in size plus or minus 3 inches from the stated dimensions. This is not a manufacturer defect but a common characteristic of the way handmade rugs are individually woven.