East Caucasian Shirvan Prayer Rug

19th Century East Caucasian Shirvan Prayer Rug

in this gorgeous white-ground Shirvan prayer rug, a blue hexagonal lattice design placed beneath a bridge-shaped prayer arch encloses large, perfectly drawn palmettes in different colour combinations. The very fine weave, confidently proportioned design and brilliant colours are indications of an early date.Perfect condition some silk pile on it.Size 107 × 159 cm

Literature:
GANS-RUEDIN, ERWIN, Orientteppiche des 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts. Munich 1975, pl. p. 183

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