Antique Caucasian Gharebagh Runner Circa 1900 – 387 x 96cm


Specifications
Dimensions50395562 × 50394361 cm
Rug no

361842

Size in cm

387 x 96

Size in feet

12.6 x 3.1

Composition

100% Wool pile based on cotton foundation

Condition & Age

Perfect, full pile

Origin

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Number of Knots

Approx 160,000 Knots in 1sq meter

About the piece

These Caucasus rugs need no introduction with their vast variety of designs where every village in Caucasus had their own unique, mainly geometric designs. Using high-quality hand spun wool, mainly vegetable dyes in mostly geometric designs with brighter colours which in time becomes muted. They are woven by skilled weavers in the region and have no set designs where The designs are passed from mother to daughter. They have been highly collectable due to simplicity and the geometric design which appeals to most art lovers and collectors around the world.

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