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4' x 6'5 Hand-Knotted Caucasian Kazak Prayer Rug, Late 19th Century

Item Details

Type Prayer Rug, Area Rug
Materials Wool
Manufacturing Process Handmade
Approximate Size 4′ × 6′
Origin Caucasus
Period 19th Century, Antique, Late 19th Century
Rug Style Pile, Knotted
Fringe/End Finish Kilim Skirt, Natural Warp
Selvedges/Side Finish Plain Woven, Hand Overcast
Pattern Mihrab, Geometric
Additional Information Inscribed in pile of field above the arch
  • 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.

Condition

- several possible re-woven and re-piled areas of repair noted; warping; worn and low pile, with visible knot collars and foundation across surface; threadbare areas of pile loss concentrated at center; color variation and fading; abrash; areas of damaged, unraveling and fraying weave from fringe ends and corners; areas of lost and unraveling binding along the selvedges, with loose edge warps; loose surface debris; stitching along lower fringe end to prevent fray; original plaited end finish is lost on majority of ends, with a portion remaining in upper left corner.

Dimensions

48.0" W x 0.25" H x 77.0" D

Item #

ITMG000460

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