Very Unique 1950s Authentic Handmade Armenian Weave Vintage Shirvan
Lovely Mid-20th C. Armenian Weave Vintage Shirvan. Made of all natural, vegetable dye, hand woven, hand spun, softest baby lamb's wool pile on cotton foundation. The art of carpet weaving in the Shirvan territory is undoubtedly influenced by a number of objective factors, among them the geographical location of this region, at the joint of the east and the west. Here, along the greater Caucasus ridge, lies the borderline between Asia and Europe. Here is the historical juxtaposition point between Islamic and Christian cultures. Many long caravans passed through this territory over the centuries up until the middle of the 20th century. Charming and happy colors are one of the characteristic of Shirvan rugs. Creases are due to fold and not a defect.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Armenia
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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