Antique Karabagh Rug BB7908 5'2" × 10'5" $15,000
A Russian Karabagh rug dating back to circa 1900. The main field displays abstract flower-heads and palmettes enclosed with a geometric stylized border. The rug is rendered in beige, blue, brown, red and yellow.
Nowadays carpets from Central Asia are gaining more and more attention. This is hardly surprising considering their impeccable quality and stunning patters, however, few can be considered equals with famed Karabagh antique rugs. Named after Karabagh region, located in Azerbaijan, those antique caucasian rugs were added to UNESCO’s list of Representative Masterpiece of Intangible Heritage in a gesture of appreciation. Indeed, they are a vital part of Azerbaijani culture, just like Persian carpets are for Iran.
Antique Karabagh Rug BB7908