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Tribal Long and Narrow Gallery Size Northwest Persian 18th Century Carpet 40583

Size: 6 ft 7 in x 16 ft 5 in (2.01 m x 5 m)
Origin: Persian Rugs

This exciting and unusual antique Northwest Persian long carpet translates the design of small village rugs to a monumental, room-size format.

Caucasian Rug, Russia, 18th Century – Her is a dynamic and exciting antique Oriental rug – an antique Caucasian carpet that was woven in the Caucasus region of the Russian Empire during the eighteenth century. A beautiful design and meticulous weaving make this appealing carpet an especially alluring example of Caucasian rug weaving – a craft with a unique history and numerous passionate admirers. exciting and unusual antique Northwest Persian long carpet translates the design of small village rugs to a monumental, room-size format. The zig-zag lattice with its fill of floral sprays, as well as the rosette vinescroll border are reminiscent of smaller Caucasian and Kurdish rugs, as is the rich, saturated coloration. But here these features are allowed to sweep majestically before the viewer on a large scale. The overall effect is heightened especially by the dark ground border that contrasts so dramatically with the lovely saffron-tan field. A beautiful antique Oriental carpet, this Caucasian rug from eighteenth century Russia is a compelling and enticing example of a unique style of antique Oriental rug weaving.

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