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Marasali Prayer Rug

Lot 0195
Second half 19th century, 128 x 117 cm, East Caucasus, Shirvan region

This Marasali prayer rug is very finely knotted using silk wefts. The classic field design – botehs in various configurations and a white, bridge-like arch – is drawn with precision. A beautiful collector’s piece woven in brilliant colours from superb wool. – Slight signs of age and wear, repiled sections along the sides. Now in good condition.

KAFFEL, RALPH, Caucasian Prayer Rugs. London 1998, no. 92 *** BAUSBACK, PETER, Antike Orientteppiche. Brunswick 1978, pl. p. 239

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Marasali Prayer Rug

Estimate €6,000 - €7,500Nov 17, 2018