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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 17th Century Kula Rug
22141 / 3.0 x 5.0
Antique Sarouk Rug
7090 / 3.3 x 5.0
Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug
A351 / 3.5 x 5
Antique 17th Century Ladik Rug
21936 / 3.6 x 5.0
Fine Isphahan Rug
22168 / 3.6 x 5.0
Antique Sarouk Rug
30156 / 3.6 x 5.0
Antique Sarouk Rug
22003 / 3.6 x 5.0
Antique Turkish Rug
21743 / 3.9 x 5.0
Antique Qashqai Rug
21769 / 4.0 x 5.0
Antique Indian Agra Rug
21755 / 4.0 x 5.0
Antique Caucasian Prepedil Rug
21943 / 4.6 x 5.0
Antique Sarouk Rug
3040 / 3.4 x 5.1
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