Antique Caucasian Shirvan Prayer Rug 3'2 x 4'6

Collector's Notes

This Shirvan rug features a white ground field and hexagonal lattice enclosing colorful small flower petals. Vibrant use of color throughout this piece with a row of tribal motifs down the right field axis. Note the field design continues above pentagonal mihrab. Deep blue minor border displays the impeccable workmanship of the weaver representing every color found in this rug throughout the stylized flowers. This piece is dated 1295, which indicates this rug was woven in the year 1879. Fine example of the Dagestan and Shirvan genre. Beautiful wall hanging.

Age: Circa 1879
Origin: Caucasian
Style: Shirvan
Dimensions: 3'2 x 4'6

Condition: Very good considering age. Even wear across the pile. Fully secured sides and ends. No repairs. Minute areas of faint wear.
Color Palette: 11 colorsRed, blue, turquoise, ivory, green, yellow

Composition: 100% wool

 

One of a kind antique rug, handwoven and handknotted.

Carefully cleaned by hand using our proprietary technique with organic and natural supplies.