Karabagh Caucasian Antique Rug Circa 1870 – 467 x 181cm


Dimensions50395562 × 50394361 cm
Rug no


Size in cm

467 x 181

Size in feet

15.3 x 5.9


Circa 1870


100% Wool pile based on cotton foundation

Number of Knots

Approx 420,000 Knots in 1sq meter


Hand woven in Iran

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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