AN ANTIQUE KUBA KELLEH, EAST CAUCASUS
approx: 12ft. x 5ft.4in.(366cm. x 163cm.)
The field with three hooked and stepped lozenge medallions, flanked by hooked panels, open rosettes and human figures. large serrated cross panel at each end. In an ivory border of glass motifs, serrated leaf vine and animal figures between rosette, arrow-head and barber-pole stripes. Touches of wear in one or two places, slightly corroded black, tiny discolouration at one end, otherwise good pile. Both ends with original kilim and braided fringes. Unusual design for this type, more associated with Shirvan group. In general this rug is in very good usable condition, Attractive.