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4' 5" x 5' 5" (135cm x 165cm) Late 19th Century
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SHIRVAN, Southeast Caucasian
4' 5" x 5' 5"
135cm x 165cm
Late 19th Century
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(Connoisseur-Caliber) ("New Arrivals Gallery") The Shirvan tradition contributed a wealth of evocative tribal motifs to the inimitable Caucasian pattern language. Here a composition of six niched medallions, reminiscent of those from Fachralo Kazak or Akstafa, create a singular squarish rug of mesmerizing impact. Serrated motifs abound, capturing a fascinating electrical character that is amazingly creative. The single celadon medallion defies expectation, as does the large boteh (paisley-like) motif, borrowed from Marasali Shirvan prayer rugs at the very center of the rug. Its four dissimilar borders are notably harmonious, with flashes of dexterous abrash enlivening this rug's exciting dynamic. Learn About This Rug Type