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Antique Kazak Bordjalou rug with rams horn motifs

Code: BRRH01J

Age: early to mid 19th century

: 213x175cm

Size (ft): 5'9"x7'1"

Structure: wool pile, ivory wool warps and light red wool wefts.

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Description: This splendid Bordjalou rug can credibly be dated to the second quarter 19th century by the quality of its dyes, wool and the elegantly spaced proportions of its design. The border system consists of three large, three minor borders and 7 barber pole stripes in-beween. The ivory ground leaf/floral meander border with these specific colors can only be seen in early Lori Pambak rugs. The second larger border carries a so called "bug palmette" pattern in a red ground. The minor borders carry diamond (outer minor border), arrow head and simple meander (su) motifs. The green ground central field has beautifully drawn 11 ram's horn motifs with a single incomplete horned/"buynuzlu" ornament with Turkmen "C" guls inside.

Condition: lower pile in the central field, original condition.

Formerly at Sotheby's Carpets, New York, 7 Dec 2010, lot 35

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