78673 Antique Turkoman Afghan Rug Runner, 04'00 x 11'09.
Experience the allure of nomadic heritage intertwined with laid-back luxury in this hand-knotted wool antique Turkoman Afghani rug. Rooted in a history steeped in the traditions of Afghan craftsmanship, this tribal rug runner echoes the nomadic weavers' artistry, creating a captivating blend of worldly sophistication with a distinct masculine charm.
Dive into the richly striated plum and brown backdrop, a testament to the rugged landscapes and earthy hues that have influenced the weavers of this antique masterpiece. The geometric design unfolds with a column of stacked octagonal guls, showcasing the skilled hands that crafted each knot. This tribal hallway runner is framed by a hooked meander border, adding a touch of rustic elegance to the composition.
As we explore the intricacies of this rugged beauty, we encounter a visual symphony of ambiguous motifs and earth-tone colors that form an esoteric juxtaposition within the geometric design. The running dog (vitruvian scroll) and barber pole secondary guard borders flank the main tribal border, creating a harmonious sense of definition and order.
This antique Afghani rug runner transcends mere floor covering; it is a story woven into threads, embodying nomadic charm and refined craftsmanship. Picture this piece in luxury ski chalets, secluded hunting lodges, or rustic ranches nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Montana, Colorado, Lake Tahoe, Wyoming, or the Adirondacks. Its rustic yet refined aesthetic makes it the perfect complement to mountain living, adding a touch of heritage and timeless elegance to your space.
- Rendered in variegated shades of brown, purple, red, navy blue, beige, coffee, plum, greige and taupe with other accent colors.
- Abrash. Desirable Age Wear.
- Hand knotted wool.
- Made in Afghanistan.
- Measures: 04'00 x 11'09.
- Date: 1910s. Early 20th Century.