Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug 44211
This classic Memling-gul rug from Shirvan features a number of traditional and tribal motifs from the Caucasus.
4 ft 1 in (1.24 m)
8 ft 4 in (2.54 m)
Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug, Origin: Caucuses – Here is a truly wonderful antique Oriental rug – a Shrivan rug made in the Caucuses . This rug represents something genuinely special, and is a testament to the artisans who produced it. A truly beautiful piece, this Caucasian rug possesses many of the qualities most sought after by collectors and experts, and would bring beauty and sophistication to any home. Woven with two columns of classic gul motifs featuring latch hooks and stepped polygons inset with geometric star motifs. The traditional gul pattern is tiled with smaller medallions, combs and tribal protection symbols set off by a dramatic midnight-blue field. Decorated with a branching latchhook design, the colorful, segmented borders feature exquisite shades of turquoise-blue and jade-green. Simply put, this rug is a remarkable piece of work. A beautiful and traditional design and composition combine to make this antique rug something more than a decorative piece: they combine to make it a veritable work of art.