4' x 6'5 Hand-Knotted Caucasian Kazak Prayer Rug, Late 19th Century
|Type||Prayer Rug, Area Rug|
|Approximate Size||4′ × 6′|
|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|
|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.
- 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.