Beautiful Small Scatter Size Running Dog Design Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Caucasian Rug, Circa Date: 1920 – This stunning small tribal antique Caucasian Shirvan rug projects a remarkably powerful and poignant impression for its small size.
Set against the deep navy blue colored field, three almost perfectly identical diamonds line the center of this beautifully tribal antique Caucasian rug. Contrasting with the darker navy blue background these diamond patterns really pop and seem to almost be floating atop the field of the Oriental rug itself.
An earthy red based color saturates the wide outer border. This wide outer border displays a magnificently illustrated tribal rendition of the iconic running dog / Greek key design. This pattern adds so much movement to the overall artistic impact and frames the over all antique Caucasian Shirvan rug is such a harmonious yet fascinating fashion.
The thin ivory guard borders contain unique tribal patterns in alternating colors. These beautifully adorned guard borders contribute to the quiet disposition of this beautifully tranquil small scatter size rug. These details also complement the intricacy of the patterns in the field of this antique carpet.
The attention to detail in this antique Caucasian Shirvan rug is quite unusual to see in tribal rug production. This antique Caucasian Shirvan rug is almost perfectly mirrored from side to side. This precise symmetrical design is something that is rarely seen in a Caucasian rug. This is something that we expect to see in the city Persian rug productions but not in the antique primitive village rugs.
Despite the small size of this antique rug, it exudes tremendous visual charm and creates an impression that is distinct and profound. Filled with beautifully designed lucky charms and animal motifs, the delicate intricacies and embellishments that are woven into this rug, work with the brilliant color scheme to create a picture that is stunning, glorious and unforgettable.
This antique Caucasian Shirvan rug is extremely versatile in look and due to it’s relatively small size. Therefore it can easily be worked into any interior design layout.