About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Shearing,
Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
Our Natural Dyestuffs

Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs

 



back to "Antique Karadja Rugs" main page

 

 

 

Antique Karadja (Karaja, Qarajeh) rug, Iranian Azerbaijan


A KARADJA RUG
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890

Price Realized 2,875 ($4,781)

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6101
CARPETS
22 April 1999
London, King Street

Lot Description
A KARADJA RUG
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
The shaded indigo field scattered with a wide variety of flowerheads, floral motifs, stylised palmettes, lozenges and hexagons around a column of stylised hooked and gabled panels containing further similar motifs, in a shaded brick-red border of meandering delicate tendrils issuing rosettes, leaves and small buds between ivory stellar flowerhead and baton stripes, negligible loss at one end
6ft.3in. x 4ft.9in. (191cm. x 145cm.)