Fine Caucasian Karabakh Runner

Rug #1108
Size: 507 x 103 cm / 16.6 x 3.4 ft
Handwoven in: 

Fine Caucasian Karabakh Runner Allover ‘Herati’ design Wool Pile

This Caucasian Karabakh runner is published in;

THE PERSIAN CARPET, ‘The Fabric of Life’, Essie Sakhai, Woodbridge, 2008.

pl. 346, p. 422.

A very handsome Karabakh long rug dating from the turn of the 20th century. It is typical of the best looking Karabakh weaving from this period and has the extremely attractive local version of the Herati pattern in the field, while in the two yellow ground guards, it has the shudur (‘almond blossom’) meander found in the work of just about every Persian weaving group, it is associated in particular with the and Khamseh of Fars and is found as far afield as the weavings of the Ersari Turkmen.



Fine Caucasian Karabakh Runner. This piece was handwoven in Azerbaijan. For further information please contact us and our team will be pleased to assist you. All pieces in the collection are under the auspices of Essie Sakhai, one of the world’s foremost experts and collectors of fine handmade Persian rugs and carpets.