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AH 1269 (1852 AD) dated Derbend rug in a pale lemon-yellow field with an overall lattice of polychrome geometric motifs



A DAGHESTAN RUNNER
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, DATED AH 1269/1852 AD

Price Realized 9,560 ($17,179)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 6941
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
14 October 2004
London, King Street
 

Lot Description
19-A DAGHESTAN RUNNER
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, DATED AH 1269/1852 AD
The pale lemon-yellow field with an overall lattice of polychrome geometric motifs containing angular flowerheads, a small inscription upper right in the field with the name 'Abbas Kam...... and the date, in an ivory border of polychrome crab-rosettes between shaded blue flowerhead, polychrome zigzag and narrow barber-pole minor stripes, localised areas of wear, corroded brown, small scattered repairs, both ends missing a few knots but secured, both selvages fraying and beginning to loose knots
15ft.9in. x 3ft.4in. (479cm. x 102cm.)