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Antique Caucasian Kazak rug, 19th century, NW Azerbaijan

Lot: 60
Kazak: Judging by its palette and ornamentation, this village rug from the Kazak region, woven in a rare long format, belongs to the Fachralo group. Five large diamonds with hooked outlines, each enclosing an inner diamond decorated with hooked vines and palmettes, are lined up along the central axis of the sea-green field; further diamonds, polygons and scattered motifs are distributed around them. Hooked diamonds also adorn the white-ground main border. Both ends somewhat reduced, repairs to the original selvedges in places, minor restored areas.

Origin: South West Caucasus
Dimensions: 279 x 137 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 4,500.00

Major Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 28. May 2011 at 15 o'clock
Grogan & Company Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers