#7564 Antique Tekke Juval Rug 2’11” x 4’10”

7564 Tekke Juval

This Tekke Juval measures 2’11” x 4’10” (89 x 150 cm) and is mid 19th century in my opinion. It has an asymmetric knot. The wear is as photographed. There are ten rows of very finely woven pile in this flat woven Juval. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $50.

#7481 Antique Tekke Turkomen Rug 6’2″ X 9’6″

7481 Tekke

This circa 1800 Tekke antique Oriental carpet measures 6’2” x 9’6” (189 x 290 cm). This rug has quite a few very interesting elements beginning with the elams which are very asymmetric. Look at them closely, you’ll see what I mean. The border is also very asymmetric. From a first glance it seems out of whack unlike most Tekkes which have more symmetry. The field is very interesting also. The grid work, although common in Tekkes, is dyed a very dark navy which is almost black so it stands out. The minor guls are also outlined in this dark navy giving the guls a very 3 dimensional look. There is a profuse amount of green used in the rug which is very nice and all over the rug are tiny little images of combs and birds. There is a minor border that has a reciprocal at the outside of the rug. I have never seen this border before so I don’t know the name for it although it does look similar to rams horn. The rug is very finely woven from extremely soft wool. The rug is basically full pile. It is nearly possible to roll this rug up to handkerchief size. This beautiful rug needs to be seen to be appreciated. It is uniquely one of a kind. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $95.

#7415 Antique Chuval Rug 4’0″ X 2’5″

7415 Tekke cheuval

This mid 19th century or earlier Tekke Chuval measures 4’0” x 2’5” (121 x 76 cm). This is an exceedingly interesting piece. The big size of the skirt actually makes this look like two Chuval’s together. But it is not. It is one. The top section is composed of Aina guls surrounded by a flag border. The gulls in the bottom skirt are a variant of the compartmental Aina Gul with a stepped polygon, without hooks in the center.It was also used in this form by the Salor. The piece appears to be single wefted. It is complete except for 6 inches (18.28 cm) in the lower left guard border and is generally full pile. This is an early piece. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $35.