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Antique Caucasian Shirvan Soumak Rug, District of Shemaka, Russian Emp

Antique Caucasian Shirvan Soumak Rug, District of Shemaka, Russian Emp


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Antique Caucasian Shirvan Soumak Rug, District of Shemaka, Russian Empire. A fine vegetable dyed cashmere wool flat weave using supplementary wefts in a weft wrapping technique. A Chajili hexagonal medallion on center with matchbook peacocks on either side on a dark blue field and bands above and below with Marasali type design on a white ground. Two frame border designs one Kufic and the other diamonds. Label on backside. Condition: One hole near the center & five further weak points near the ends and edges otherwise complete. Measuring: 23-1/4 in. x 25 in. (59 x 63.5cm) 1.5 lbs. Circa 1890. Provenance: R. H. Dinihanian, Palm Springs, CA Woven Label: “M.E.Dinihanian & Sons, Established 1914, Importers of Oriental Rugs, Carpets, Portland 5, Oregon”
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