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Antique Karaja rug

Circa 1890
207 × 143 cm 6’9” x 4’8”
£6,250

Description

A rich and fantastic tribal antique Karaja rug in wonderful original condition.  Woven with unbelievable natural dyes, the soft saffron yellow border, glorious rare green dyes in the eight-pointed star design, and natural ivory in the main latch-hook medallion.  Deep indigo blues and brick terracotta reds complete the stunning dye palette on this stunning late 19th century rug.

Karaja rugs were woven in the North-West of Persia, not far from the weavers of the Caucasus, which is why we see animal motifs and geometric designs from antique Caucasian rugs.  Look for the lovely small Reindeer motifs shown four times around the central medallion.

Purchase this collectable antique rug online via our secure checkout and we can ship it securely to your home.  Or please request a home visit to arrange a convenient day and time to view this antique Karaja rug in-situ.  We travel all over the UK showing our inventory of carpets and rugs to private customers and interior designers.  Of course you are very welcome to visit our barn showroom in Surrey to view this rug up close too by appointment.

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Antique Karaja rugs were woven in a village in the northeast of the Heriz region of Persia, not far from the Azerbaijan Border.  Their designs generally consisted of 8 pointed star motifs like this piece as well as weaving in animals and people which adds great interest. The sun-burst design is not uncommon or they would weave a more geometric central motif known as a latch-hook design.

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