Antique Caucasian Talish Lenkoran Runner Rug 47264
Size: 3 ft 4 in x 12 ft (1.02 m x 3.66 m)Print
Crafted in the village of Lenkoran, this dazzling Talish rug displays a magnificent assortment of Caucasian turtle medallions and ancient protection symbols.
Lenkoran / Antique Caucasian Talish Runner Rug, Country Of Origin: Caucasus, Circa date: 1860’s – Building on esoteric village traditions and diverging from the stark style of Talish creations, this mesmerizing antique Caucasian rug, a Lenkoran runner rug, showcases a dramatic tower of iconography medallions set over a maize yellow field. The famous Lenkoran turtle is displayed along with decorative lozenges, radiant octo-foils and arthropod creatures with latch hook legs and floral appendages. Each elegant medallion is adored with a unique collection of tribal symbols, including protective latch hooks, checkered eye symbols and geometric talismans with carefully outlined edges. These lavish medallions are surrounded by clouds of ornate rosettes, endless knots and small-scale protection symbols that effectively fill the posh manila ground. In the antique Caucasian Talish rug way, the long, narrow field on this antique rug is framed by elaborate borders featuring angular four-part flowers, poly chrome stars with serrated edges and crenellated fence outer borders that protect the valued symbols within.