Antique Caucasian Karabagh Carpet
Antique Caucasian Karabagh Carpet Description:
A Caucasian Karabagh rug, the spacious abrashed pale golden yellow field with alternating red and gray leaf forms within a chocolate brown scrolling floral vine border.
Nowadays Caucasian rug patterns 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 rugs. Named after Karabagh region, located in Azerbaijan, those oriental 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 antique kilim rugs are for Iran.
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