Antique Rugs, Carpets & Restoration/antique persian rug



Hi, good evening, i recently acquired this rug from a dealer and she said only thing she knows is that it is Persian. Haha. Any info on this antique rug will be appreciated. I tried to look it up and it looks caucasian tribal handwoven. Any value? Thanks

Hi Jill,

Well, the dealer was correct - it is a Persian rug and more than likely (base on the images provided) a Hamedan carpet. It not that old - probably made in the last 30 - 40 years.

You can learn more about this type of rug:

As for the value, these rugs are not collectible and as such, their value is simply decorative in nature. I would say that on a retail end it would cost under $1,000 (unless the size is very unusual).

If you want to learn more about values, you can read this comprehensive resource:

Hope I was able to help :)

Warm regards,


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