Karabagh rugs

Karabakh is a geographic region, extending from the highlands of the Lesser Caucasus down to the lowlands between the rivers Kura and Aras. Karabagh rugs are known for their quality. Designs and colors are related to other Caucasian rugs with tribal geometric and large medallions.

Karabakh, Azerbaijan
Carpet. Karabakh, Azerbaijan. First half of the 18th century. Warp, weft, pile – wool. 235×540 cm. Inv. No. 9557. Donated by an Azerbaijani philanthropist in 2020. (Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum)
Karabagh
Karabagh 190 x 130 cm, Caucasus, early 20th century. Provenance Wormser collection, Germany. (Austria Auction Company 30 March 2017)
Karabagh
Karabagh 240 x 142 cm, Caucasus, early 20th century. Provenance Wormser collection, Germany. (Austria Auction Company 30 March 2017)
An antique Caucasian Karabagh runner 235×102 cm.. (Lauritz.com 29 February 2016)
An antique Caucasian Karabagh runner 235×102 cm.. (Lauritz.com 29 February 2016)
Karabagh prayer rug dated 1817
Karabagh prayer rug dated 1817 (Special prayer rugs exhibition at Sartirana 2015)
Lot 129, Karabagh, 177 x 133 cm. End of 19th century. Estimate EUR 1,800
Karabagh, 177 x 133 cm. End of 19th century. (Rippon Boswell 19 September 2015)
Karabagh ca. 1900
Karabagh ca. 1900 (Van Ham November 2001)
Lot 1030, A KARABAGH CORRIDOR CARPET. 6 ft. 9 1/2 in. x 17 ft. 9 in. Estimate $ 800-1,200
A KARABAGH CORRIDOR CARPET. 6 ft. 9 1/2 in. x 17 ft. 9 in. (Stair Galleries 17-18 May 2014)
Karabagh. 19th C. 200 x 112cm. (Van Ham 31 October 2012)
Karabagh. 19th C. 200 x 112cm. (Van Ham 31 October 2012)
Karabagh prayer rug. Photo courtesy Rippon Boswell.
Karabagh prayer rug. Photo courtesy Rippon Boswell.
Karabagh rug, Caucasus. With initials and dated 1914. (Bruun Rasmussen 28 September 2011)
Karabagh rug, Caucasus. With initials and dated 1914. (Bruun Rasmussen 28 September 2011)
Karabagh rug. South Caucasus, Azerbaijan second half 19th century. Size 153 x 143 cm. (Rippon Boswell 28 May 2011)
Karabagh rug. South Caucasus, Azerbaijan second half 19th century. Size 153 x 143 cm. (Rippon Boswell 28 May 2011)
Karabagh rug second half 19th century. Exhibitor Herbert Bieler, Seltene Orientteppiche. (ICOC Dealer’s Fair 2011)
Karabagh rug second half 19th century. Exhibitor Herbert Bieler, Seltene Orientteppiche. (ICOC Dealer’s Fair 2011)
A Karabagh dated 1912 (Gothenburg Rug Society November 2010)
A Karabagh dated 1912 (Gothenburg Rug Society November 2010)

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