Fine Dawlat Abad Silk 383cm x 90cm / 12’7” x 2’11”

£1,950.00

Description


Fine Afghan rugs have very fine tiny knots. This rug is wool pile woven onto a silk warp with silk fringes. The colours of Fine Afghan rugs are the customary deep reds with blacks, blues and sometimes a touch of cream/beige/green. When you touch one of these rugs you will find they are very smooth, soft, densely knotted with a close pile. The supreme quality will speak to you.


Fine Afghan rugs are so called because of their very fine knots and classic method of weaving. They are identified not only by the quality of the knots but by the traditionally prepared materials. The colours are the customary deep reds with blacks, blues and sometimes a touch of cream/beige/green. When you touch one of these rugs you will find they are very smooth, soft, densely knotted with a close pile. The supreme quality will speak to you.
These rugs are often given the name of the different areas in which they are made. Fine Afghan rugs include Belgic, Kunduz, Hatchlu, BaBa Sidik, Chinar Gol, Sulaiman, Chub Bash, Waziri, Mawri Shakh, Dawlat Abad and Chakush.

Origin Northern Afghanistan, Faryab Province
Style Dawalat Abad
Pile Hand Spun Wool
Warp/Fringe Silk
Hand-Knot type Uzbek
Knot count (50/50) – 250,000-300,000 knots per square meter
Pile depth / Rug thickness 4mm/8mm