Gypsy rug

Mar 04, 2018. 04:05 UTC
Gypsy Rug
United States of America

Turkish rugs

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9x12; wool; shades of brown and tan; beautiful design work;


Purchased from band of gypsies while traveling in Germany.

Answered within about 13 hours
Mar 04, 17:13 UTC
By Klaus

Fair Market Value

$80 - $200 USD

Insurance Value

$280 USD
What does this mean?

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal and for the additional information. Machine - woven rugs are considerably less valuable of course, but the design can be very pleasing and these rugs are very sturdy and long lasting. There were a number of german manufacturers active in the 1970s producing a wide variety of carpets, those would usually bear a "Teppich-Siegel".
The estimate is based on similar machine-woven rugs offered or sold at auction.

Linda mcintyre Mar 04, 19:17 UTC

It will be about a week before I can send additional pictures. The rug is machine made if that helps. We were told it was hand-made, but of course, who should believe a gypsy? Now we know who.

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