antique prayerrug shirvan region eastern caucasus

Antique Prayer-Rug, Shirvan Region, Eastern Caucasus.


Price

£3,300
| $4,300 USD | €3,928 EUR


Item Ref

BM2084

Description

Another wonderful little prayer-rug just discovered on a recent trip to Istanbul.
Made in the Shirvan region of the eastern Caucasus and dated to the left side of the pointed mihrab, 1331 in the Islamic calendar, which is 1913 in the Solar calendar.
The ivory ground contains a myriad of tiny flowers with a blue pointed prayer mihrab at the top and surrounded by two main borders, one containing small stylised flowers, the other with dragon symbols.
In excellent overall condition.
Size: 1.30m x 0.86m (4' 3" x 2' 10").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM2084


Dimensions

Height = 130 cm (51")
Width = 86 cm (34")
Depth = 0 cm (0")



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