Knotted on wool warp and horizontal frame by nomadic peoples, the carpets are more prized by collectors for the expressive force of the geometric design.
antique caucasian carpets: shirvan oversize
Caucasus Central Eastern
The rugs in this area are often grouped together under the name of Shirvan, famous for the fineness of Ghiordes and the fleece shaved a few millimeters from the node, they iconography closely linked to the village or town of knotting. Carpets Ghendjeh, Talish, Lenkoran, Mogan, Ciajli, Akstafa, Shirwan, Marasali, Bidjof, Surahani, Tachte, Kila, Baku, Kuba, Karagashli, Konakhend, There There, Prepedil, Seikhur, Zejwa, Dagestan, Derbend, Lesghi.