Antique Caucasian Shirvan Perepedil Rug. Similar To Publised Schurmann Example. For Sale
STARTS AT JUST $99& LISTED WITH PRICE! UNUSUAL ANTIQUECAUCASIAN SHIRVAN SMALL RUG with PEREPEDIL DEISGN,southern part of the Shirvan rug weaving district, central Eastern Caucasus Mountains, late 19th century to circa 1900,and coming invery goodoverall conditionfor the collector. The exact size is:2'-8" x 3'-9" (81 x 114cm).It is unusaul to find an antiqueShirvan rug displaying a Perepedil Kuba field design. This example has natural ivory wool warps and naturalivory cottom wefts. All of the colors are natural and derived from plant sources with the black dye lot being oxidized. The ground color of the field is abrashed from indigo blue at the top and the bottom to a blue-green hue in the center. The overall pile condition is quite good with just a few scattered moth bites. There are some areas of oxidation to the black dye lot in the outermost pin border along both sides and note thatall fourcorners all have slight gouges (see photos #5, 6, 7, and 8). The top end shows slight reduction and needs to be sewn secure. The bottom shows the original warp loop endings, an indicator of the rug being woven in the southern Shirvan district.The side cords are wrapped in cotton and are all original and mostly complete with one small gouge on the left side at the center. Although clean and collection ready, a gentle hand washing always improves the appearance and handle to any antique oriental rug. This specimen is small enough for use as a decorative wall hanging in the home or office. To view a very similar published antique Shirvan rug with thisPerepedilfield designand having a near-identical color palette, refer to: Ulrich Schurmann, "Caucasian Rugs", plate 73, page 210-211. If you have any questionsabout thissmall antiqueCaucasian Shirvan rug, email Michael Phillips (READ: phillipsrugs at comcast dot net), or feel free to call my studio at (303) 885-7599. I invite you to take someextra time to view the other antique Oriental rugs andweavings of merit I have posted exclusively with sale this week and please do remember to bookmark my seller ID:imokub2 (I am okay, you be too) to your "favorite sellers" list to see all of my weekly future offerings having this antique age, beauty, condition, and collectible qualities. NOTICE: All my items come with an unconditional 100% money back refund guarantee (including ALL of the initial s/h/ins. fees) if for any reason the winning buyer is not happy with their antique Oriental rug or textile art purchase from me. GOOD LUCK offerDING. STARTS AT JUST $99 and LISTED WITH PRICE. This item sold recently at sale but the high buyer defaulted on payment. It is now being re-listed.
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