Caucasian "Sumak"

(DK-104-1)   Antique
7'5" x 10'3" (226cm x 312cm)
The Caucasus, Azerbaijan: Late 19th Century
Flat-weave, "sumak" brocading technique: wool
A very handsome antique flat-weave from the Caucasus, woven in the intricate "sumak" brocading technique, with rich details and in a very pleasing color palette derived from natural dyes. The classic three diamond medallion layout is rendered in a whimsical manner, with variations in the sizes and shapes of the medallions.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean.

Categories
Large, Kilims