The runners from Karabagh region of the Caucasus are rather rare. This design of this rug is a series of seven large connected diamond shapes interconnected by smaller diamond forms set in a field of rich brick color. The border is smaller geometric shapes in bright red, blue.green, yellow. The rug has a date 1313 (Islamic calendar) weaved in it corresponding to 1895 AD.

Dimensions:
3’ 5” x 16’ 7”
Date of Manufacture:
4th quarter 19th Century (the 1890s)
Place of Origin:
Caucasus
Material:
Wool pile on a wool foundation with vegetable dyes
Condition:
Wear consistent with age and use

Rug ID: 1273