A Shirvan rug

A Shirvan rug with a distinctive narrow, blue field with tree and potted flower motifs. The ivory main border is comprised of large 'crab' motifs. The palatte is of pale blues, iron red, ivory and golden rod.

Often hard to distinguish between rugs woven in the Shirvan district and those of neighboring Kuba district this example dates from the first quarter of the 20th century.

The rug is in fine condition with a repair to one edge. Perfect for a small hall or along side the bed. It measures 5 feet, 6 inches long by 3 feet, 1 inches wide.