12 October 2000
A KAZAK RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, DATED AH 1312-1318/1894-1900 AD
The shaded green field with scattered minor S-motifs and hooked panels around a column of three polychrome hooked panels enclosing multicoloured diamonds issuing arrowheads flanked by similar half panels on either side in a shaded blue border of stylised rosettes divided by arrowheads, inscription panel in one corner, between brick red pinwheel panels and occasional star, arrowhead vine meander and barber-pole stripes, excellent condition
7ft.7in. x 5ft.3in. (231cm. x 160cm.)
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