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Important Mid 20th C. Collectible Armenian Weave Authentic Vintage Lankoran

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01/12/2020 04:15 PM
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Important Mid 20th C. Collectible Armenian Weave Authentic Vintage Lankoran

Lovely 1950s Authentic Vintage Armenian Weave Lankoran Rug. Made of all natural, vegetable dye, hand woven , hand spun, baby lamb's wool pile on cotton foundation. Caucasian rugs are made in the rugged mountains and lush valleys of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. This area was populated by Armenian dyers and weavers. Lankoran rugs of the Caucasus are distinctive and individual. Iconic designs featured in regional rugs include geometric people and animals, symbolic motifs, dramatic medallions. These rugs are filled with vivid colors and a rich assortment of deeply meaningful symbols that continue to delight and fascinate collectors and connoisseurs of modern design.               

SIZE: 10X3.2



Please notice the charming collection of animals, specially the stylized peacocks in this Lankoran. Peacocks are associated with nobility and abundance. Their colorful plumes represent a great beauty and splendor that is at once earthly and heavenly. These attributes are recognized as both, an external wealth from the divine and an inner richness that could be cultivated within oneself. Please notice how artistically the weaver here has left off the plumes, and therefore leaving it up to the viewer's imagination to finish off what he hasn't.

The beauty and the value of vintage or antique rugs are hidden in the uniqueness by the personal touch of the master weaver from the tools that they have or had available to them. Due to these old processes, the rugs may not have straight lines or square corners. Moreover, even with our best intention to inspect these rugs, they may have some old repair, or some spot that may not be easy to see. Please bid accordingly.

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