Antique Caucasian Karabagh Rug 46177
This tremendous antique Karabagh rug from the Caucasus features a stunning convergence of fluid Persian motifs paired with rustic rectilinear details.
Antique Caucasian Karabagh Rug, Origin: Caucasian, Circa: Late 19th Century – Woven in the historic Karabagh region, this exceptional antique rug showcases a brilliant convergence of curvilinear vine scrolls paired with Caucasian symbols. The outstanding design attributes beautifully reflect Karabagh’s position on the cusp of Persia’s border with the Caucasus and the Caspian Sea. The dramatic composition includes a series of shutter-like extensions that frame the superbly decorated field. Exquisite vine scrolls that are highlighted with contrasting outlines and adorned with delicate floral sprays are showcased in the lavish interior. Grand medallions with ogival quatre-foils and flamboyant palmettes create a radiant centerpiece that the secondary floral motifs revolve around. Broad main borders with a sophisticated jewel-tone abrash depict a lush maze of superfluous vine scrolls and dramatic bifurcated petioles. The supplemental borders of this beautiful antique Caucasian Karabagh rug reflect the superb skill weavers in the Caucasus have when it comes to crafting a series of individual borders that are filled with nuanced symbols.