Antique Tribal Geometric Late 19th Century Caucasian Seychour Muslim Prayer Design Rug 45182

Size: 3 ft 1 in x 4 ft 8 in (0.94 m x 1.42 m)

Geometric protection symbols based on ancient traditions decorate the colorful field of this antique Seychour rug woven in the Caucasus during the late 19th century.

Antique Seychour Rug, Late 19th Century – This colorful Caucasian rug features a formal stacked medallion surrounded by decorative protection symbols. This directional rug features a recessed mihrab surrounded by berekets, burdock motifs and angular hooks woven in a softly oxidized combination of bold, bright colors. Geometric scorpion motifs and stepped lozenges used across the field feature strong right-angle geometry. Colorful borders decorated with geometric stars and double ram’s horn motifs frame the field along with small-scale lozenges woven in alternating colors. This antique Caucasian rug created in Seychour during the late 19th century features a stunning variety of clear reds, blues, ivory and golden-yellow. Charming animal figures rendered in an angular style add to the regional appeal of this antique rug from Zeychur while contrasting outlines add to the intricacy of each bereket and protection symbol.

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