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Blue Background Tribal Pattern Antique Caucasian Shirvan Muslim Prayer Design Rug 47023

Size: 3 ft 2 in x 4 ft 8 in (0.97 m x 1.42 m)

This dazzling antique Caucasian Shirvan prayer rug showcases a dramatic blossom-style arabesque surrounded by formal guardbands and exquisite kufesque borders.

Antique Caucasian Shirvan Muslim Prayer Rug, Origin: Caucasus – This regal antique Caucasian rug, a prayer rug, embodies the gestalt of antique Caucasian Shirvan’s phenomenal rug style. Vibrant colors, graphic patterns and subtle symbols are expertly worked together to create a distinctive and lasting pattern versatile enough for traditional homes or modern spaces. In an archetypal Shirvan fashion, weavers combine rustic details and traditional compositional elements to develop a stately design enhanced by tribal rug design symbols. The sumptuous midnight blue field is lined with angular botanical figures that create tension between the strongly colored ground and crisp foreground motifs, which are outlined by crimson lines and dotted with protection symbols. These lavish decorations and the strong composition of the directional field and angular prayer niche are balanced by multiple sets of high-impact borders, including barber-pole accents, protective crenellated fences, rosette chains and impeccably rendered kufesque motifs.

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