Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug 47450
This comely Shirvan carpet is featuring a beautifully traditional color pallet in addition to the more classic Caucasian rug design elements.
Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug, Origin: The Caucasus, Circa: Late 19th Century – This comely antique Caucasian Shirvan rug is characterized by a traditional colors in addition to a myriad of conventional Caucasian rug design elements. The format of this antique tribal rug is also typical of the Shirvan style: stacked rectangles give the carpet a traditional border and field dichotomy, though the relative width of the borders and narrowness of the field makes each portion seem as important to the composition as the other. Reds, blues, ivories and yellows appear throughout the carpet, giving it a powerful sense of unity and balance. Boasting attractive repeating patterns throughout each of the border sections, this antique Caucasian Shirvan rug is especially appealing in its field, wherein a series of geometric figures are scattered. Each of these is complex and intriguing, and beautifully tied in to the aesthetic of the remainder of the composition. An excellent example, this antique Caucasian Shirvan rug is a compelling carpet and a great work of art.