Oriental Rugs, Vintage Rugs, and Antique Rugs by Peter Pap

Sumak rug

19th C (3rd Q)
Caucasus
DESCRIPTION:

This classic flat woven Caucasian sumak rug draws a column of three blue eight-pointed stars against a madder field. Interestingly, the thin white border drawn around each blue star links up at adjoining points to form a subtle lattice. Each star is flanked at four corners by octagons which reflects a lineage that connects to pile pieces of the 16th and 17th centuries. These 19th century sumak pieces are known for preserving various archaic drawing elements.

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WIDTH:
5' 0"
LENGTH:
8' 7"
RUG ID:
17947
PRICE:
SOLD


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