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19th Century Afshar Rug

Ref# MMPC-4695
Extremely fine 19th Century Afshar rug from south east Iran.

214cm by 147cm

Very good condition.

Afshar is a handwoven rug style produced by the Turkic Afshar tribe, a semi-nomadic group principally located in the mountainous areas surrounding the modern region of Iranian Azerbaijan. An additional population of Afshar tribes people are located in the Kychan area in Razavi Khorasan Province of Iran and city of Kerman.

Antique Afshar rugs are characterised by their unusually and consistently high quality of craftsmanship and wool.

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