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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 North Indian Rug
30313 / 3.1 x 5.6
Antique Tribal Collectible Belouch Rug
21753 / 3.3 x 5.6
Fine Isphahan Rug
1064 / 3.6 x 5.6
Antique Melas Rug
20108 / 3.7 x 5.6
Antique Caucasian Karaghashli Rug
36973 / 3.9 x 5.6
Antique Silk Hereke Rug
21685 / 4.1 x 5.6
Antique 17th Century Basra Ghiordes Rug
21895 / 4.2 x 5.6
Antique Caucasian Karachoph Kazak Rug
30176 / 4.9 x 5.6
Antique Ghiordes Rug
21848 / 3.8 x 5.7
Antique 18th Century Ghiordes Rug
20322 / 3.8 x 5.7
Antique Tekke Rug
21830 / 3.10 x 5.7
Antique Bakshaish Rug
21826 / 4.1 x 5.7
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