Beautiful Antique Caucasian Karabagh Carpet, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Caucasian Rugs, Circa Date: 1890 – This irresistible Karabagh carpet is the perfect collectible antique that creates an elegant feel with its striking colors and intricate scrollwork. It was produced in the last century of the 1800s at a time when the Persian rug weaving industry was experiencing a resurgence in global popularity. These pieces were highly desirable throughout the European market and America. They were the perfect complement to Victorian design, and many found their way into some of the most elegant estates.
Karabagh is located in an area that is in present-day Armenia and Azerbaijan. Their carpets have a unique pattern and design style that made them highly collectible historically, and they remain so today. This carpet is an excellent example of the pattern and high contrast colors that are typical of Karabagh carpets.
They are known for their highly ornate designs and use of vibrant colors that create a breathtaking effect. The gorgeous pinks, greens, and ivory stand out against the darker background of this carpet in a way that is simply elegant. The complex scrollwork and florals of this carpet would look perfectly at home in a room that features Chippendale, Queen Anne, or Rococo furniture.
This Caucasian carpet is grand enough to be used in a large space with high ceilings and elegant plasterwork crown moldings. One of the remarkable points of note about this carpet is that many of these carpets were produced without a pattern, relying simply on the memory and design choices of the weaver. Each one is an individual work of art that reflects their traditions and memories of the weaver who created it. This is a larger piece, and more than likely took many months to create.
This is a remarkable piece and fabulous work of art that would be the perfect touch for your home or office. It is a rather long and narrow piece that would be perfect for an elegant dining room, or perhaps, to define a space for conversation. This striking antique carpet sparks the imagination and brings an elegant feeling to any room.