Sumak carpet, $SOLD

Sumak carpet
from northern Afghanistan
mid 20th century

List Price: $. 1,100
Sale Price: $. 660

Many flat woven items are woven throughout traditional rug weaving countries in sumak technique. Known technically as ‘continuous supplementary weft faced weaving’, it is a favourite technique for rugs, saddlebags, grain bags, cradles, bedding bags and horse covers.