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3'1 x 4'6 Hand-Knotted Caucasian Shirvan Prayer Rug, Late 19th/Early 20th C.

Item Details

Purchased from Charles W. Jacobsen in 1976.

Type Prayer Rug
Materials Wool
Manufacturing Process Handmade
Approximate Size 3′ × 5′
Origin Caucasus
Period Antique, Late 19th/ Early 20th Century
Style Pile
Fringe/End Finish Natural Warp
Selvedges/Side Finish Hand Overcast
Pattern Geometric, Mihrab
Additional Information Fabric sleeve with rod in place to the verso at upper end for hanging display.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.


- slight warping; abrash; discoloration and slight fading to natural dyes; scattered snagging; loose, unraveling and fraying at fringe ends, with some loss to pile in outer border stripes; wear with thinned and low pile throughout, knot collars visible across surface; selvedge overcasting is not original; weave reinforced with stitching at fringe ends to prevent further loss; wear and loose debris.


37.0" W x 0.25" H x 54.0" D

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