Caucasian Shirvan Antique Carpet Circa 1910 – 310 x 198cm

Dimensions50395562 × 50394361 cm
Rug no


Size in cm

310 x 198

Size in feet

10.1 x 6.4

Condition & Age

Perfect, low pile


Circa 1910


100% Wool pile based on cotton foundation

Number of Knots

Approx 420,000 Knots in 1sq meter


Hand woven in Afghanistan

About the piece

This is an unusual, rather large size shirvan in finer weave from Caucasus. Shirvan rugs from Azerbaijan need no introduction with their vast variety of designs where every village in Caucasus had their 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.
Origin: Iran
Size: 310 x 198
Date: Circa 1910
Condition: Perfect

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