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, Prayer Rugs, Emeralds Green, Green Fields, Caucasian Rugs, Antiques Rugs, Antiques Oriental, Antiques Persian, Antiques Caucasian
Lovers of Caucasian tribal antique rugs often find themselves drawn to masterful risk-taking, inventive re-making of time-honored designs. Here the weaver-artist filled the classic Daghestan latticework pattern not with myriad tiny blossoms, but with larger scale, symbolic "Star of Wisdom" motifs.
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