Bold Tribal Geometric Pattern Small Size Antique Afghan Torba Rug 43928

Size: 1 ft 4 in x 5 ft 1 in (0.41 m x 1.55 m)

Drawn in a splendid tribal style, this antique fringed torba from Afghanistan features a superb kejebe pattern rendered in a selection of bold, strong colors.

Antique Afghan Rug, Country of Origin: Afghanistan, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – This evocative antique Afghan rug / torba features an exceptional kejebe design surrounded by beautifully patterned borders and a long row of inky fringe. Often associated with Salor and Turkmen trappings, the crenellated kejebe design features precise geometric figures that create a stunning counter change pattern. Bold lozenges flanked by lancet-shaped arches form a graphic tile pattern that is embellished with minute ram’s horns and the tiniest symbolic decorations. Strong rose-red figures paired with charcoal black segments create a striking effect that is enhanced by the crisp white outlines. Multiple sets of narrow guard bands and broad main borders give the boldly patterned field a formal appearance and a balanced symmetry that enhances the graphic qualities of this definitive antique kejebe torba from Afghanistan .

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