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Antique Kuba long rug with "keyhole" design ("Qadim Minare")

Code: KUQM01

Age: ~1890s

Size
: 127x251cm

Size (ft): 4'2"x8'3"

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

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Condition: Some repairs and re-piling in places. Good pile with some low areas.

Design: The midnight blue field with ivory stepped long medallion containing ivory, green and red hooked octagons together with various tribal motifs, all surrounded by ivory ground jagged ornaments, in a ivory border of "calyx & leaf" motif main border between butterfly-like rosettes and stellar flower head minor borders

For similar examples, see:

https://www.cambiaste.com/uk/auction-0176-2/tappeto-shirvan-baku-caucaso-fine-xix-secolo-1.asp


https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/17877/lot/18/?category=list&length=12&page=2

http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/guide/kuba/kuba-shield/antique_caucasian_kuba_shield_rug26.htm   The State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Appiled Art, inv. no: 5202

http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/guide/kuba/kuba-shield/antique_caucasian_kuba_shield_rug27.htm   The State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Appiled Art

 

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