Material Culture presents a selection of decorative antique rugs in the upcoming auction. The featured lots come from areas such as Persia, Caucasus, Turkey, India, and China. Persian rugs and tapestries are particularly highlighted. One such item is a Farahan Sarouk rug from the 1890s. Farahan rugs come from a city in western Iran that is known for its subtle medallion motifs.
In addition, the collection features pieces from the West, including a Navajo rug and a 16th-century Flemish tapestry. The latter piece depicts a scene with wooden houses and lions, storks and wild animals. Also included in the auction is a silk rug from Turkey. The auction house estimates that the rug has nearly 8,000,000 knots, likely created over the span of 1,552 days with more than 5,000 knots per day. For more information on these items or to place a bid, visit Invaluable.
# of Lots:234
Price Range:$400 - $40,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Fine Antique Ferahan Sarouk Rug, Persia|| Estimate: |
|17th/18th C. Central Anatolian Aksaray Rug|| Estimate: |
|Fine Late 16th Century Flemish Tapestry: 9'6'' x 8'1''|| Estimate: |
|Antique Silk Heriz Rug, Persia: 7'8'' x 9'1''|| Estimate: |
|Fine Antique Dabir Kashan Wool & Silk Rug, Persia: 10'1'' x 17'1''|| Estimate: |