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Rare Hereke rug with ~800kpsi and great for hanging!!
This Hereke rug is one of my favorite Turkish silk rugs in our collection due to its unique design and price. Hereke rugs typically feature the traditional dome design in standard small sized vertical rugs, but it is very rare to find pictorial pieces in horizontal pieces like this one. Since most collectors tend to hang the silk hereke rugs on walls, the horizontal pieces tend to be very popular with my clients. In addition to its unique shape, this piece also features a very fine quality with ~800kpsi, which combined with the unique design features makes for a truly unique collectable piece. We were able to obtain this Hereke rug at a great price, which allows us to pass the savings onto you. Typically, Hereke carpets like this piece are much more expensive and given everything about it, it is simply a pleasure to be able to offer it.
The workmanship is everything the Hereke rugs are known for and the condition of this semi-antique Hereke is excellent and based on our estimate it is about 60 years old. The subtle colors and certain features in the columns point to it having been made around 1960. It was obvious from its superb condition that this Hereke rug appears to be used as a decor rug only and there are no damaged or worn out areas that required any repairs. Simply a stunning piece at a great price and the kind of Persian rug that collectors look for like Saalocin.
Info About REAL vs. FAKE Hereke Rugs
Due to the large number of inquiries I receive about genuine and fake Hereke rugs and the misinformation that are being peddled by online and rug store retailers, I have created my own YouTube channel where I offer factual information for you like the video below that is about Hereke Silk Rugs. You can see the video if you view this rug page on a laptop or desktop.
If you own or are interested in silk Hereke rugs, please watch this 17 minute video in which I show you real Turkish silk Hereke rugs and the Chinese silk couterparts that are often sold as genuine Turkish rugs. For over 20 years, I have been getting a lot of inquiries about the Hereke rugs and so many have been scammed by the rug dealers in Turkey that I thought I try to show you the difference using actual rugs. Topic #1: The different qualities in Turkish & Chinese Hereke rugs Topic #2: Differences in prices Topic #3: Hereke Signatures!! Learn the truth about them and see an actual example of one that was added to a Chinese copy to make it look like a Turkish piece
Topic #1: The different qualities in Turkish & Chinese Hereke rugs
Topic #2: Differences in prices
Topic #3: Hereke Signatures!! Learn the truth about them and see an actual example of one that was added to a Chinese copy to make it look like a Turkish piece