Antique Karabagh Floral Colorful Handwoven Wool Rug BB7074 7'5" × 12'2" $12,000
Antique oriental rugs for sale are revered and coveted because they are social and cultural translators of bygone societies that refused to let their histories fade. This rug is from the Karabagh region of the Southern Caucasus. The cultural identifier of this antique rug is the giveaway double weft weave which is a cultural fingerprint utilized a lot in Caucasian rug patterns. The medallion depicts symmetrical ‘S’ shaped mirror patterns of knotted branches. The medallion, field and tapestry whole of this Karabagh Rug showcases intricate, geometrically intertwined leaf, floral and petal patterns. No guard or main borders in this design. The end result is a brightly colored, all-over arabesque motif against a black backdrop. The visually complicated, interlocked floral motif is an indicator that this carpet was woven for Western sensibilities.
Antique Karabagh Floral Colorful Handwoven Wool Rug BB7074