Genje Rug with Vertical Stripes
Model: ARTK0029Genje Rug with Vertical Stripes
Group: Caucasian Rugs Family Area: Genje region Material of Pile: Natural Dyed Hand-spun Wool Material Warp / Weft: Wool on Silk Structure: Shirvan technique, Symmetrical knot Knots Density: 38x62 Pile (mm): 4 Production Place: Southeastern Anatolia – Diyarbakir Location: Tokyo Stock: Out Of Stock
The source of rug comes from the book Tapis du Caucase - Rugs of the Caucasus, Ian Bennett & Aziz Bassoul, The Nicholas Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon 2003, nr.42 and Oriental Rugs Volume 1 Caucasian, Ian Bennett, Oriental Textile Press, Aberdeen 1993, nr.171-172 and Caucasian Carpets, E. Gans-Reudin, Thames and Hudson, Switzerland 1986, pg.176. This is a vertical stripe rug from the late 19th century, Genje ( Gendje, was called Elizabethpol under the Tzars and is now known as Kirovabad, the principal town of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Azerbaydzhanskaya (Soviet Azerbaijan) region, Caucasus area. The color range and motifs of this rug are similar to those on Shahsavan tribal rugs from Moghan. A typical Gendje rug with contrasting stripes containing several repeating motifs with a series of borders. The design of the rug is interpreted by our designers, and the most appropriate colors to match the original is used for this rug.
4 ft 2 in x 5 ft 8 in ( 129cm x 174cm )
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