Antique Shirvan Caucasian Rug 47120

Size: 3 ft 10 in x 5 ft 4 in (1.17 m x 1.63 m)

This definitive antique Caucasian Shirvan rug showcases angular designs, precise geometry, clear symbols, strong colors and the best features of regional designs.

Shirvan Rug, Caucasus– This majestic antique Caucasian Shirvan rug is a regional masterpiece showcasing a superb tower of stacked Lesghi stars accompanied by secondary scorpion motifs and a multitude of small-scale protection symbols. The beautifully appointed field and symbol-filled ground feature a striking high-impact combination of ivory, bistre and crimson that extends from the grand medallions to the small S-hooks, eye motifs and tribal symbols. These auspicious symbolic decorations continue through the phenomenal Caucasian borders. Protective crenellated fence inner borders, poly chrome leaf and wine cup main borders and lozenge-filled guard bands accompany the iconography field while emphasizing the regal air and formality of the strong, graphically rich composition. This fantastic antique Shirvan rug showcases a sublime assortment of Caucasian motifs that have been used by tribal weavers in Azerbaijan and faraway countries for thousands of years.

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