Soumak Long Rug, Northeast Caucasus, mid-19th century, the abrashed light green field with "harshang" palmette design in ivory, gold, red, deep blue and rose, all within a pair of ivory and royal blue "running dog" borders, 9 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 10 in.
Literature: For a similar example please see: Sumakh, Flat-woven carpets of the Caucasus, Alberto Boralevi, 1986, p. 71, plate 20.
areas of brown oxidation, some crease wear, several small holes
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