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Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets

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‘Oriental rug’ is a term that encompasses a large geographical area. These rugs are widely made throughout the world now, but antique oriental rugs traditionally come from Turkey, China, the Caucasian region, India, and more.

Archaeologists have found proof of the creation of pile rugs dating back to the Han period in Western China. While many people believe that rugs were made before this time, it’s impossible to say as most evidence has likely been lost. There are some early writings that could translate to ‘rug’, but it’s difficult to say if their idea of what makes a rug is the same as ours.

The Paxyryk carpet is the oldest carpet ever found. It was in Scythian burial mounds and dated to the 5th Century. The history of antique Oriental rugs along with their beauty and diversity makes them extremely valuable to collectors. To request pricing or more information on a particular rug in our collection, fill out the short form on the rug’s individual page today.

Antique Tekke Rug
20871 / 3.4 x 1.3
Antique Caucasian Karabagh Rug
20848 / 1.7 x 1.10
Antique Pair of Agra Rugs
21996 / 2.4 x 2.4
Antique Tekke Rug
21988 / 3.8 x 2.5
Antique Azmalyk Rug
20864 / 1.6 x 2.8
Fine Isphahan Rug
1088 / 2.2 x 2.11
Antique Tekke Rug
23544 / 1.0 x 3.0
Fine Isphahan Rug
1075 / 2.0 x 3.0
Fine Isphahan Rug
2408 / 2.0 x 3.0
Fine Isphahan Rug
1092 / 2.0 x 3.1
Fine Isphahan Rug
31057 / 2.2 x 3.1
Antique Tekke Rug
20188 / 3.0 x 3.2
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