The vibrant colours would brighten an entrance, it could work in both a traditional and contemporary setting. There is varied colour but because of its good age, 156 years old to be precise it has muted colour. So it would not dominate a space, instead adding character and real interest.
These pieces were woven in the south-west of Azerbaijan, an area that produced these unusual long corridor carpets. Carpet weaving grew in the 2nd half of the 19th century as the commercial market demanded exciting, bold flamboyant pieces for the West.
A similar antique Karabagh kelleh sold at Christies in London 2016.
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