antique caucasian shirvan rug with akstafa star design circa 1890



| $8,988 USD | €7,648 EUR

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Size: 9ft 2in x 5ft 2in (280 x 157cm).
Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with Akstafa star design, from the Kuba region of the North East Caucasus.
Circa 1890.
The terracotta field with ten pale blue Akstafa stars outlined alternately in ivory and pale yellow; rosettes and flowerheads scattered in the field; dark blue angular floral fine main border with a few small birds taking refuge in places; ivory star and lozenge outer guard. Close clipped velvety wool, vibrant palette and soft, fine handle.
The rug has slight even wear and good pile, there is corrosion to the browns. The ends retain the original fine ivory kilim decorated with small coloured dots. There are slight losses to the kilim in places.
Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.
Stock Number: H-321.
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Internal Ref: H-321


Height = 280 cm (110")
Width = 157 cm (62")
Depth = 1 cm (1")

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