Kazak Border Rugs

Guide to Special Border Kazak Rugs & Carpets

Examples:

Sewan Kazak Rug
Sewan Kazak Rug ex Rittman Collection
Southwest Caucasus, third quarter 19th century. Partially oxidized browns. 5ft. 7in. by 7ft. 7in. (170 by 231 cm.)

Sewan Kazak Rug ex Rittman Collection



Kazak Rug, Fachralo 1904
Kazak Rug, Fachralo 1904 from Ron Hort
This Kazak prayer rug was woven in the Caucasus. It is dated 1904 (1322). It is in very good condition.



Armenian Kazak Double Niche Prayer Rug
Armenian Kazak Double Niche Prayer Rug
Type: Kazak Rug

Origin: Armenia

Circa: 1850-80

Length: 99 inches / 252 cms

Width: 67 inches / 171 cms

Other Info: Mint condition



Unusual Lori Pambak Kazak Rug
Lori Pambak Rugs: Unusual Lori Pambak Kazak Rug
Origin: Azerbaigian Lori Pambak - Caucasus, end of the 19th century

Dimensions: 190 x 150 cm.

Condition: Perfect

This is one of a very rare group of Caucasian rugs attributed to Lori Pambak.



Tree Kazak Rug
Tree Kazak Rug from the Burns Collection
Origin: South Caucasus, ca 1820

Size: 1.98 x 1.52m (6ft 6in x 5ft)



JP Willborg Fachralo Kazak Rug
JP Willborg Fachralo Kazak Rug
Type: Fachralo (Fachralu)

Origin: Armenia - SW Caucasus

Circa: Dated: 1321=1903

Category: Caucasian rugs

Length: 52 inches / 131 cms

Width: 44 inches / 113 cms

Other Info: Very densely knotted. Pleae note the T-meander border.



Fachralo Kazak Prayer Rug
Fachralo Kazak Prayer Rug from James C. Allen
This is a splendid Fachralo Kazak Prayer Rug. The yellow main border is unusual. The main field design is less common as well.

Fachralo Kazak Prayer Rug from James C. Allen

Fachralo Kazak Prayer Rug from James C. Allen

Fachralo Kazak Prayer Rug from James C. Allen
This is a classic Kazak back. The back is flat, with no warp depression. Note the bright red wefts.



Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus
Karachopf Kazak Rugs: A Kazak Rug, lot 14 Karachov
Origin: Southwest Caucasus, last quarter 19th century

Size: 7ft. by 4ft. 11in. (2.13 by 1.50 m.)

Description: Oxidized browns, rewoven ends, reselvaged, repiled areas.



Kazak Long Rug, circa 1890
Moghan Rugs: A Kazak Long Rug, circa 1890 lot 31 Moghan
Origin: West Caucasus, circa 1890

Size: 7ft. 10in. by 4ft. 1in. (238 by 125cm.)



Bordjalou Tree Kazak Rug
Bordjalou Tree Kazak Rug Sotheby's lot 91
Origin: Southwest Caucasus, late 19th century

Size: 7ft. 7in. by 4ft. 10in. (2.31 by 1.47m.)

Description: Oxidized browns, original kilim ends, foldwear, minor repiling in browns.

Bordjalou Tree Kazak Rug

Bordjalou Tree Kazak Rug



Nagel Double S Border Kasak Rug, 19th C.
Nagel Double S Border Kasak Rug 19th C. Lot 72
Origin: Caucasus, 19th century

Size: 222 x 135 cm.

Description: Corroded browns, slight losses to pile.



Kazak Fachralo Double Niche Prayer Rug
Kazak Fachralo Double Niche Prayer Rug
A double niche prayer rug from the Kazak Fachralo or Bordjalou Kayseri area.

The T-meander main border design is rarely encountered and has a very archaic flavor.

Kazak Fachralo Double Niche Prayer Rug



Double Head and Shoulders Kazak Rug
Double Head and Shoulders Kazak Rug
Origin: Caucasus, circa 1900

3ft. 10in. by 6ft. 9in. (not including fringe)

Structure: Symmetrical pulled right. 7 knots per horizontal inch and 8 knots per vertical inch. 56 per square inch (868 per square decimeter).

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: 2 ply wool tan or brown and white barberpoled.

Weft: Some 2 shots, 2 ply wool. brown, tan and some red wool.

Pile: 2 Wool singles.

Ends: Warp fringe.

Selvages: Wrapped in red wool.

Further Notes: This rug is in excellent conditions. There are some old repairs and reweaves. This rug dates in the age range of about 1880 to 1913. This piece has undergone good to excellent restoration.

This is a wonderful example of an antique double head and shoulders Kazak rug. These Kazak rugs are from the Southwest part of the Caucasus from Tiflis to Erivan. The area is primarily Armenian. This rug certainly has a distinctly Armenian flavor to its design.

Antique Double Head and Shoulders Kazak Rug



Inscribed Dated Armenian Kazak Rug
Inscribed Dated Armenian Kazak Rug
Origin: Caucasus, dated 1936

Size: 4ft. 6in. by 7ft. 1in. (not including fringe)

Structure: Symmetrical pulled right. 8 knots per horizontal inch and 7 knots per vertical inch. 56 per square inch (868 per square decimeter).

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: 3 ply ivory wool.

Weft: 2 shots 2 ply wool brown.

Pile: 2 Wool singles.

Ends: Top: 1 1/4 inch skirt. Bottom: 3/4 inch skirt with warp fringe.

Selvages: 2 cord red wool

Further Notes: The rug is in Near Mint condition. This is an outstanding Full Pile Kazak dated 1936. The rug is thick and full like real Kazak are when they are new. The design is a three medallion Kazak and the medallions are a Memling Gul design. The inclusion of a western date and the inscription "hABA" indicates an Armenian provenance.

This is an obvious designer piece. No repairs with near new condition. Full pile and no corroded colors. Ideal for floor use in a better home.

Old Dated Kazak Rug



Early 20th C. Armenia Erivan Rug
Early 20th c. Armenia Erivan Rug
Origin: Armenia, South Caucasus, early 20th century

Size: 5ft.5in. x 3ft.10in. (1.65m. x 1.17m.)

Condition: Very slight wear in places.



Kazak Three Medallion Rug dated 1871-72
Kazak Three Medallion Rug dated 1871 - 72
Origin: South Caucasus dated 1288AH (1871-2CE)

Size: 6ft.10in. x 5ft.7in. (2.08m. x 1.70m.)

Condition: Overall wear, heavy in places.



Kazak long rug, Southwest Caucasus
A Kazak long rug lot 85 Shulaver
Dated: Last quarter 19th century

Size: 8ft. 10in. by 4ft. 5in. (2.69 by 1.35m.)

Description: Oxidized browns, minor spot repiling.



Kazak rug, Southwest Caucasus
Kazak Rugs: A Kazak Rug lot 41
Origin: Southwest Caucasus, late 19th century

Size: 8ft. 5in. by 5ft. (2.56 by 1.52m.)

Description: Original end finishes with some losses, oxidized charcoals, foldwear, losses to selvages.



The Alberto Levi Sevan Kazak Rug
The Alberto Levi Sevan Kazak Rug
Origin: Southwest Caucasus, circa 1880

Size: 8ft. 1in. x 6ft. 2in. (247 x 187 cm.)

Structure: Symmetrically knotted wool pile on a wool foundation.

The large shield medallion dominating the field of this piece defines the rare Sevan type, named after the lake located in present-day Armenia. The wide dimensions of this rug allow for a more spacious yet incisive design. The outstanding condition of this piece allows us to fully appreciate its rich and varied use of color, as well as the wonderfully lustrous pile - both qualities being exemplary of the best nineteenth-century Caucasian weavings.



The Rippon Boswell Kazak Prayer Rug
The Rippon Boswell Kazak Prayer Rug
Origin: South Western Caucasus, Kazak region, 19th century

Size: ca. 130 x 119 cms



Kazak rug Lambalo, 2nd Half 19th C.
A Kazak rug Lambalo, 2nd half 19th C
Origin: Caucasus, 2nd half 19th century

Size: 226 x 147 cm.

Condition: Small repiled areas.



Bird Lattice Kazak Rug, 2nd Half 19th C.
A bird lattice Kazak Rug 2nd half 19th c
Origin: Caucasus, 2nd half 19th century

Size: 260 x 135 cm.

Description: Corroded browns, repiled areas.



Kazak Rug, 2nd Half 19th Century
Kazak Rug 2nd half 19th ct.
Origin: Caucasus, 2nd half 19th century

Size: 185 x 155 cm.



Kasak Rug, ca. 1880
A Kasak rug, ca. 1880 Nagel Auktionen Lot 126
Origin: Caucasus, ca. 1880

Size: 205 x 120 cm.

Condition: Losses to pile, minor restorations.



Kazak Rug, Late 19th C.
A Kazak Rug late 19th c. Nagel Lot 137
Origin: Caucausus, late 19th century

Size: 272 x 192 cm.

Notes: Losses to pile.



Tree Kazak Rug, Late 19th C.
A Tree Kazak Rug late 19th C.
Origin: Southwest Caucasus, late 19th century

Size: approx. 270 x 161 cm.

Notes on Condition: Excellent condition, high pile, original ends and side finishes.



Kazak Rug, Armenia, 2nd Half 19th C.
A Kazak Rug, Armenia, 2nd half 19th c.
Origin: Southwest Caucasus, Armenia, 2nd half 19th century

Size: approx. 222 x 160 cm.

Notes on Condition: Good condition. Ends preserved with the original twisted warps. New selvage added. Corroded browns.



A "picture book" Kazak Rug, ca. 1850
A "picture book" Kazak Rug ca. 1850
Origin: Southwest Caucasus, ca. 1850

Size: approx. 193 x 140 cm.

Notes on Condition: A rare "picture book" collector´s item. Three expertly restored places, original red side finishes preserved.



The Rippon Boswell Armenian Kazak
The Rippon Boswell Armenian Kazak South Caucasus early 20th c.
Origin: South Caucasus, early 20th century

Size: ca. 258 x 123 cm.

Notes on Condition: Sides original, both ends slightly reduced. Pile with only minute wear.



Van-Ham Kasak with White S-Border
Van-Ham Kasak with White S-Border
Size: 175 x 97cm.

This S border is typical of Erivan, or at least that broad swath of Armenia south of the old Bordjalu Khanate.



The Uri Jacobi S Border Kazak Rug
The Uri Jacobi S Border Kazak rug
Description: An unusual Kazak prayer rug, probably Lori Pambak, a village in the west central Caucasus, which is attributed a group of colouful rugs made with vegetble dyes and red wool weft. Probably mid 19th century.

Condition: Slight even wear

Year: 1880

Country: Azarbadjian

Height: 1.41 x 0.91

Title: Caucasian rug

Style: Lory-Pambak

Materials: Wool

Type: Prayer rug