Fine Tribal Collectible Antique Caucasian Shirvan Long and Narrow Rug 43837

Size: 3 ft 4 in x 9 ft 8 in (1.02 m x 2.95 m)

This runner-style carpet from Shirvan features a series of stacked lozenges with stepped borders book-ended by two Gubpa medallions in a classic shade of madder red.

Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug, Origin: Caucasus, Circa: Late 19th Century – Here is a splendid, absolutely delightful little antique Oriental rug — a Caucasian tribal antique Shirvan rug of impeccable design that was hand woven and hand dyed more than eighty years ago. Each lozenge is this classic antique Shirvan rug is decorated with a series of checker patterns and that complement the scorpion motifs and protection symbols woven into the densely-decorated field. The borders feature a classic zigzagging pattern of colorful, serrated leaves woven over a neutral ground that contrasts strongly against the red guard-bands. An antique rug that is also a fine work of folk art, this fantastic antique rug is sure to bring grace and elegance to any home. That this carpet is as aesthetically and artistically appealing today as it was when it was first woven so many years ago. The fact that its beauty is so timeless speaks to the skills of the artisans responsible for its original composition and creation.

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