Second half 19th century South East Caucasian Talish Rug
A first-rate carpet with a deep blue met hane field, separated from the border by a golden yellow, reciprocal trefoil band of exemplary drawing. Previously published by Eder, this weaving is notable as the talish rosettes seen in the border are interspersed with six squares, and as many as nine squares at the top, whereas only four squares occur in other pieces. Very good condition, minimally reduced ends.Size 103 x 237 cm 3ft. 5in.7ft. 9in.
EILAND, MURRAY L., Oriental Rugs from Pacific Collections. San Francisco 1990, no. 214 b *** DODDS, DENNIS & EILAND, MURRAY L., JR. (eds.), Oriental Rugs from Atlantic Collections. Philadelphia 1996, no. 77