An Akstafa pile rug, Akstafa Village, Kazak region, Caucasus Mountains, late 19th century, 232 x 124 cm. note: Most Akstafa (Design) Rugs are made in the Shirvan Region further north in the Caucasus but this type is documented and rare.
An Afghan Kazak wool rug, modern the field with stylized floral and foliate designs in navy, light blue, and cream on a washed red ground, the border of similar designs and stylized flower heads on a cream ground, each end with a small fringe. Length 202 c
An old hand knotted Caucasian Kasak Adler rug, the field with two large medallions, geometric floral motifs, three wide border guards in shades of red, blue, brown and ivory. Width 172 cm. Length 250 cm. Worn
A Kazak prayer rug, Southern Caucasus, dominated by a large red square medallion below a slim triangular 'Mihrab' bearing a date and flanked by minarets 164 cm by 88 cm approximately. Provenance: Dr and Mrs N Hawkins, Sydney
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