Shirvan Prayer Rugs

Examples:

Shirvan Prayer Rug 1850 - 1874
Shirvan Prayer Rug 1850 - 1874
Region: West Asia, Caucasus

Period / Date: 19th century, third quarter (1850 - 1874)

Condition: Good

Full Description: The sides have been redone and it is in evenly low condition.



Shirvan prayer rug, 19th C.
Shirvan prayer rug 19th C.
Origin: Caucasus, 19th century

Size: 142 x 112 cm.

Condition: Losses to pile, small repairs.



Shirvan Prayer Rug, circa 1890
Shirvan Prayer Rug circa 1890
Origin: East Caucasus, circa 1890

Size: 5ft. 5in. by 3ft. 1in. (1.65 by 0.94m.)

Description: Remnants of original flatwoven end finishes, losses to selvages, foldwear.

Shirvan Prayer Rug circa 1890

Shirvan Prayer Rug circa 1890

Shirvan Prayer Rug circa 1890



Shirvan prayer rug or Akstafa, Mid-19th C.
Shirvan prayer rug or Akstafa mid 19th C.
Origin: Caucasus, 19th century

Size: 140 x 94 cm.

Condition: Corroded browns, slight losses to pile, minor restorations.



Shirwan Prayer Rug with Hands, ca. 1850
Shirwan Prayer Rug with Hands ca. 1850
Origin: East Caucasus, ca. 1850

Size: approx. 161 x 91 cm.

Notes on Condition: Traces of age and footwear; sides original, minor losses to ends.



The Woodmen Shirvan Prayer Rug
The Woodmen Shirvan Prayer Rug
Size: 140 x 110 cm.

Region: West Asia > Caucasus > Northeast Caucasus > Shirvan

Date/Period: 19th century, last quarter

Condition: Nibbled edges and low pile on the main field.

This rug is part of a small goup of Kufic border Shirvan Prayer Rugs.