Rug from southern Caucasus

Made in Azarbaijan, Asia, c. 1880.
This small and colourful knotted pile rug was woven in the region known as the Caucasus, west of the Caspian Sea. It has been attributed to the Shirvan area, which is near Baku on the coast, or to Genje, which is further inland. The vibrant colours …
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