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MfeiWl! Beginning Tomorrow Morning MifeMjyh lillef--''^ Barker Bros. Will Commence «!#« fill 1 The Most Stupendous, Most Sensational "**^»^ SALE OF t§ Oriental and Rare Antique Rugs jx Ever Held in Any City in America— or Even Europe i>%W Our Entire Collection, One of the Choicest and Most Thoroughly 0m I Representative Gatherings of These Fine, Rich, Beautiful mw> I Coverings in the United States, to Be wfjL Thrown on the Market at Absolute Cost JJL I —On October 22d, Mr. Frank L. Loftus, manager of our Carpet and Rug Department, severs his con- —In throwing this splendid and remarkable gathering of Oriental and rare antique rugs upon the Li S^^^iu 1 nection with us, tO take charge of .th:J mJ! lenSe establishment of the R. H. White Company, Boston market at absolute cost> we are affordi lovers of these rkh and wonderful fabrics such an W^^M> g With the change in management in this department, we have decided to reduce our immense stock of «. .. .t '« . , . . , , Fi IBlwir I Oriental Rugs to one-quarter or one-third its present size. Desiring to accomplish this in a very T? tO °btam UnUSUaI and remarkable values as to our knowledge, has never before been duplicated f^ WJlf f I short time, we shall offer, beginning tomorrow morning, every Oriental rug in our mammoth and mag- m thlSl countr The opportunity to secure rugs of such high merit as these possess, and to purchase 1/ Jpw' I nificent stock at what it actually cost. at such savings in cost, has positively no precedent in the record of Oriental Rug selling in America. A* V Li | Mr. Loftus' ability as the leading Oriental Rug expert of the United States, qualified by his ex- In this immense collection of Oriental and rare antique Rugs are many thousand beautiful speci- /[/ I tensive buying trips to the Orient and his familiarity with the principal museum collections in the mens _ fully one thousand in large room sizes, ranging from ten to fifteen feet by fifteen to twenty- ' 0 X I great cities of Europe and America, together with the fact that we have been fortunate in having had - - 4 . ' . . _,„.,_. T, * . y "llcc" vu lwemy <i^ J? I I the benefit of Mr. Loftus' services during a period when rare antique rugs could be found at reason- five feet; hundreds of smaller sizes of ™V mS dimensions, hundreds of runner lengths, hundreds of &-* _^ a able prices (cost figures greatly below quotations prevailing today), has enabled us to accumulate a hearth rugs, hundreds of door rugs, including many rugs of unusual shapes not found in ordinary --. (TZS"""^ 3 most wonderful collection, recognized by experts and connoisseurs as one of the few really great dis- stocks. Thousands of rare and rich antiques, thousands of modern Orientals—embracing every J&( ( lC*"\ I plays in America. weave of recognized authenticity and value. V V'/^^w i\ 1 | In view of the extraordinary values offered in this sale and the fact that selling prices mean only actual cost \ ' V*W-/—' • V I to us, terms of the sale will be absolutely cash. No rugs sent upon approval positively no rugs exchanged. V*-*.' wjcfil/ i J Not Ordinary Savings A Hint of Values—Every Rug Wondrous Beauty and \aZ<? v 4. r? * at Absolute Cost Tr , Wj&< but Extraordinary tabr^ «« in by »> « m arke a nm. j 45 Variety /^^^^^^ -The difficulties which attend the securing of Oriental and rare bTruklVt Vt.'s'in.by 12 ft. marked '%im." "' */ 3i Among the beautiful antiques embraced in this collection, are many antique rugs of meritorious character, from the dealers' standpoint Now ] $634 Fereghans, with their graceful lancet-leaf and lattice designs; 'wZf^^^K —the scarcity of really artistic specimens, the experience, care and kirmanshah-20 ft. 7 in. by 14 ft., marked $3000. <CIA7C man y rich Serabends in their beautiful soft old reds and in their -^^ //fftttv scrutiny which are necessary in the matter of selections, to secure now MU/S rich crown jewel designs; many Kurdistans, with their heavy >£■ lillf %)h\ trustworthy qualities in fabrics and dyes— remoteness of the ispahan-is ft. 4 in. by 13 ft. 5 in., marked $3000. CC^Q nile close weave and extreme dnrahilitv ml in^Jh^L . Rcavy J%& *Jflll l\ 11/ li 11 I marts of trade which must be visited in the far-away countries of • Now $868 g rmans in thS beauUftlf onalescen &> In^hll' '"'^i' ?W///MMm\\ Wl the Orient, in order to buy under advantageous conditions-all com- gorevan-is ft. 4 in. by 11 ft. s in., marked $900. «™r, ™? ia^ th of floral effects^ m an y I hi V 5 <v- 1 W MffIMMaLW I X;. P<■ therrfore' "acted .b>" dealer* everr SAHUK-I4 n. 1 ..,. by 14 li, m.rkcd .3000. ::::::io . • many Karajaghs; many Ka/.aks, with heir bold barbaric dcsfeS /"' W" X;, " ,' therefore' c^ acted .^ dealer? ev"T saruk-2. n. ■, in.», h ft.. >. M .3000. * tna . many Karajaghs; many Kazaks, with hrfr bold barbaric Sens c ■/" MV" ■ I t«™r, "<7 ? ""I"1"" "■»• >IUBI and colorings; many Y.,ruk S , with their long silky %£-£. y^^L Ft I "a^fia ma-L™' nPo7S,he act M l Value K^^^'E^.^'^Z" $589 "' "S^ ■«- EH ,i,,,n (orientation, and %£JSoS. A .Pf\\ M of any rug may be from an artistic stand- KASHAN-13 ft. 2m.by 9 ft. n in., marked $2500. • <j.^_ 7 Also hundreds of magnificent specimens in the modern Far J /^»\ '/mLJC\ l' v? I C-V^sS^Se^-S^Point. Every rug will be sold at just what isp^an-is Tin' by" lVft'i' in."m«ked'i9oo J-,° r^ vvcave A s r embracing Kir m anshahs,lspahans, Saruks, Serapis, /V dtp/ W U VI 1 S cost us. and this means the lowest ™ y ' $ S3^6 Gorevans ' Muskabads, Afghans, Baluchistans, Anatolians, Tur-# > 'M^/W \\ A | !iyM^~=lii» cost at which Oriental Rugs have ANATOUAN-Wft.'Vin/b; ifa.; mark^"i^ * JJ" Tnhf^' HamadanS ~ made of natural.camel's hair - Delias andf i#*^iP' If I ' w-j >f r'"'" * ■'■! -■ - "•■ v^. been purchasable direct Now *>l\S laDnz- -^W^'li ' 1 \£2£ZZ—^ .^•;~7!fr~~^^r^ from the Oriental Rug kirmanshah—is ft. 10 in. by li ft. 2 in., marked $1500. §£1 A Every rug selected for its special merit— rugs that are perfect Via J&7 |M 1 V^",' ■-"' * ' , •~=^-1.-:g^g =a^*~ centers of the Far Now *014 in the richest colorings and designs—rugs to harmonize with the iSillJiFi / t, <l I iF^^^^^^g^S^-'^^S^ EaSt> ANow AN"B ft. 4 in. by 8 ft., marked m°' $95 highest class of decorations and furnishings. narmomze Wlth tne 11 /( " J | —I--:.:.' --""^r^^^^^^^^^'-^Mp "^>-^ FEREGHAN—I2 ft. 5 in. by 5 ft. 9 in., marked $374. C 1 9 C Many thousand rugs — a collection that has few equals any- ffc'lt VI If T < 1 £•'^"%C%^ '^JBL-^~--~'>^Z! Now ; «PlZo where, and every rug, whether it cost $5, $7, $10, $100 or $1000 il/l if I'\//H I t^^^^yj^^^y--^^W/'^gi«i^xr.'?T?...^^ggfL_ BALUCHISTAN RUGS—Marked $40 to $70. (>i r ,_. (j.'jr), or more or less?—AT ABSOLUTE COST ' ' W1 W J|'/l g i 7-^^f^rg^rW^'*^,.^^.* 1 !" "' - "T—r-^- »«a^ Now $1O TO $^U -^^;Wr^i - #iAi/' l/ZLrtl' li/ H **^i^^r "^^-T^^^V X-- — •• $50 to $90. $18t0525 /?r^«J~i «J- I , \\Wfli*' '3Hht\ll\W VM 1 i\ n°w ■•"Pio to 3>zo MPW^ s*l « # « vvfW'""'— j "^ ss sf^!^ ft^l^r!^! 1!.!."! $27 to $35 iff—""if3^j* I 724J26-728-730-732 South Broadway, Between Seventh and Eighth^^ets I n m r i ♦ -._••'■ LOS ANGELES HERALD: SUNDAY OCTOBER 2, 1010.