03-22-2014 03-22-2014
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2713B Boston
March 22, 2014 12:00PMCalender

Soumak Long Rug

Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2713B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 22, 2014 12:00PM


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.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

areas of brown oxidation, some crease wear, several small holes

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Caucasus, Northeast Caucasus, Alberto Boralevi