STUNNING Moody Antique Afshar Inspired by Horse Saddle Designs | HORSE LOVER'S RUG | 3.3 x 4.4


We carry authentic Antique rugs and Vintage rugs that are truly one of a kind made all by hand with organic dyes and natural hand-spun wool. These mystical pieces have all been professionally cleaned prior to being listed and ready to use. Our entire collection is carefully curated with an extremely picky and discerning eye that captures the heart and soul of these weavers, and the story they share in their nomadic masterpieces.

Name: STUNNING Moody Antique Afshar Inspired by Horse Saddle Designs | HORSE LOVER'S RUG 

Size: 3.3 x 4.4

Age: Antique, C. 1930's

Pile: Low with age-related wear and lovely patina throughout

About: MOOOOOOOODY Beauty!! This is an incredible asymmetrical piece; those moon shaped motifs remind me of the true 19th century slits they would put in their Horse Saddle textiles they'd weave and the slit would leave room for the pommel to go through.  This piece even has animals woven in; maybe horses! Definitely take note of the sensational abrash throughout this piece; shifts of deep inky blue, to indigo, to navy and beyond - AMAZING! The border contains a magnificent array of colors that simply work so pleasantly for the eyes - this is a stellar piece and they've even woven little rugs inside of this medallions of this piece - how meta is that?! 

This rug is one-of-a-kind, only one in the world, no others are available.

Because of the nature and age of these older/antique handmade pieces, irregularities and age-related wear are likely to exist and are not considered defects. 

Any questions about this rug? Don't hesitate to reach out!

 We always recommend a high-quality custom cut pad for any and all rugs; these pads are made for hand-knotted rugs. They create a body and support the knots of the rug, as well as prevent it from slipping and sliding.

A note from us to you: Buying a rug is special; it's not just you finding the rug, but also the rug finding you. Think about the many coincidences that have to occur for you to find the rug of your dreams. Our rugs are woven by nomads in the villages and remote mountainous regions of the major rug weaving districts across the world. All of our rugs are genuinely old and one-of-a-kind. Like anything old and unique, they are filled with character, soul, and story. The story of a rug is something we think about a lot; who was the weaver(s)? Did they weave it for personal use, commerce, gift, or trade? Who was the second owner, and the third!? Sometimes the little motifs and symbols in rugs can help tell the story, but we will never truly know - there's something beautiful about that. Alas, our joy is to curate these incredible pieces that speak to us, and to pass them along to their new owners to be enjoyed and cherished for many years to come; both continuing to add to the story of the rug, and to the story of the new owners.

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