AN ANTIQUE AKSTAFA RUG, SOUTH-EAST CAUCASUS
approx: 7ft.7in. x 4ft.(231cm. x 122cm.)
The rust field with three stepped panels containing hooked motifs and stellar flowerheads. All flanked by animal figures, X-motifs and rosettes. In classic border of hooked panels between octagons, hooked vine and barber-pole stripes. Slightly corroded black, Localized wear. Small areas of fraying on edges in few places. Ends original with slightly fraying in few places. despite imperfections this rug still retains classic look and bold appearance. Good colour combination and good type.