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Antique Lori Pambak rug

Geography: Tiflis Governate, Borchaly Uyezd, work of Karapapakh Turkoman tribe

Code: LPBT01

Age: circa 1880

: 160x270cm

Size (ft): 5'3"x8'10"

Selvedge: new

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

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Condition: Several reweaves and restorations on the borders, also the field has areas with reweavings and restorations, minor moth damage. The rug has spots with lower pile.

Design:  The shaded brick-red field with polychrome hooked panels, hooked bars and various tribal motifs around two medallions each containing a large archaic shield-like green figures (of Central Asian origin) and a central hexagonal hooked medallion, in a broad ivory border of polychrome "birds-on-a-tree" motif.

Similar examples:

Peter Pap Collection

Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles, 04. December 2010, sold for 4,880.00 €

Pinner Collection

This specific "birds-on-a-tree" motif border is extremely rare (if not unique) in Lori Pambak rugs.

The origin of the motif can be traced back to early Turkish rugs of 14-15th century.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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