Turkish antique Ghiordes carpet (333 x 163cm)



333 x 163 / 11ft x 5ft 4"

Ghiordes or Gördes in Turkish is a weaving centre of Western Turkey in the district of Manisar not far from Izmir . The name is that given to the symmetrical type of Turkish carpet knot

This grand old carpet is in 'Country House' condition evenly worn and flawed. Its wine colour is a soft cochineal and the whites are in cotton , Dates from 1840/60 - a period of Ottoman taste still in awe of the Baroque .

Mid 19th cent

Ref 15380