Antique Karabagh Rug
Antique Karabagh Rug Description:
An early 20th century Russian Karabagh rug, the light brown field with an allover beige trellis of floral vinery linked at fixed intervals by simple diamond shapes within a delicate beige flowering vinery border.
Nowadays antique 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 rugs. Named after Karabagh region, located in Azerbaijan, those caucasian rugs for sale 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 rugs for sale are for Iran. The oldest Karabagh, which was made in the village of Banants, dates back to the early 13th century, the same period when Armenian world gorg, meaning "pile carpet", originated.
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