Small Size Blue Background Antique Tribal Caucasian Shirvan Rug 46111

Size: 3 ft 9 in x 4 ft 7 in (1.14 m x 1.4 m)

This symbolically rich antique Caucasian rug from Shirvan depicts a plethora of powerful motifs rendered in an exquisite selection of softly oxidized colors.

Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug, Caucasian, Early 20th Century – Archetypal Memling guls, symbolic stepped lozenges and outstanding border patterns are featured in the ornate frames that enclose this stately antique Caucasian rug. The bold Persian blue field depicts a dazzling repeating pattern of carefully placed double stars. The celestial star, a symbol of enlightenment and happiness, is a motif that is featured in various configurations throughout rugs from Shirvan. This inventive derivative depicts bold serrated stars outlined in contrasting colors and decorated with secondary eight-pointed stars that amplify the power of this auspicious motif. The majestic borders depict archetypal Memling guls decorated with checkered lozenges. Prominent secondary borders filled with poly chromatic stepped lozenges continue the superb color scheme, which includes a stately triad of beautifully oxidized colors.

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