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1297 AH = 1880 AD dated antique "Shield" Kazak rug, Elisabethpol Governate, Kazak Uyezd, North-West Azerbaijan.

Major Autumn Auction
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009 at 03 PM

Lot: 130
Kazak The red field of this Kazak is filled by a green shield form framed in white, the so-called ""orduch"" design which was also popular in the East Caucasian regions of Shirvan and Kuba. The carpet is dated twice at the upper end of the field (1297 AH = 1880 AD). Uniformly low pile, minor restorations.
South West Caucasus
167 x 103 cm
Dated 1297 = 1880
HERRMANN, EBERHART, Kaukasische Teppichkunst im 19. Jahrhundert. Ein Bilderbuch. Munich 1993, no. 48