Wine and gold Kazak medallion style rug woven in the region between Armenia and Kars in Anatolia.
The area, which includes Karabakh and Azerbaijan to the east, is one of the great rug weaving regions of the world.
Dark wine burgundy, brown, pale gold, and ivory are the main colors.
Condition is very good with some normal wear on the wool pile. There are a couple of faint spots (shown in CU with silver dollar); also asmall nick in the fringe (shown in last photo),
Although not an antique, this a beautiful rug rich with historical associations. Woven from 100% natural wool, it is fairly supple.
Inspired by famed 19th century antique Kazak rugs woven in the Caucasus Mountains, which includes modern Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, and eastern Turkey, this motif is one of the most striking designs in Caucasian carpets.
This vintage rug is handwoven from 100% natural wool. 1950s – 1960s.
Exact size is 8 ft. 5 in. (includes fringe) by 4 ft. 10 in.
Last photo with silver dollar shows the back of the carpet.
Shipping will be $43 within continental U.S. Or free pickup in Tucson, Arizona.
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