Caucasian Karachov Kazak- 6ft 0in x 7ft 10in, Circa 1850. Its great visual potency is enhanced by the rare & captivating emerald green field, coveted by antique rug collectors. The vigorous saffron ground of the main border holds a most intriguing & asymmetrical design. Rich symbolic patterning, including sophisticated iterations of the traditional latch-hook, double ram's horns, & stars of wisdom motifs, reinforce the tribal identity of this memorable Antique Persian tribal carpet. Emerald Green, Emeralds Green, Green Fields, 10In, Caucasian Rugs, 7Ft, Antiques Rugs, 6Ft, Antiques Caucasian
Persian Garden Carpet Object Name: Carpet Date: second half 18th century Geography: Iran, Kurdistan Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile Dimensions: Carpet: L. of left edge: 122in. (309.9cm) L. of center edge: 121 1/2in. (308.6cm) L. of right edge: 123 1/2in. (313.7cm) W. of top: 75in. (190.5cm) W. of bottom: 73 1/4in. (186.1cm) Tube: Diam. 9 in. W. 95 1/4 in. Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Turkmen girls weaving a traditional tribal carpet on a horizontal loom. After making the knot they cut the tufts of the pile with a curved knife. Thompson, Jon. Carpet Magic: The art of carpets from the tents, cottages and workshops of Asia. UK: Barbican Art Gallery, 1983, 57.