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

Karabagh rug

19th C (3rd Q)
Caucasus
DESCRIPTION:

Using vibrant natural color and bold but organic drawing this Karabagh long rug exemplifies some of the best traits of south Caucasian weaving. Stacked in a column of ornament stretching against the vibrant madder red field are alternating medallions of the 'Chelaberd' Kazak type. Eagle burst medallions are paired with a second bold floral composite type surrounded by white abstract foliage. Striped candy-cane trees float towards the side of the field along with smaller geometric elements. The piece is framed by a delicate narrow 'harassing' or crab border allowing for the full vibrancy of the field while providing a subtle sense of movement. This remarkable pieces uses light blue cotton weft. This along with several more subtle features may indicate an Armenian weaver.

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WIDTH:
4' 11"
LENGTH:
10' 2"
RUG ID:
19313
PRICE:
$35,000.00


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