“Dragon Sumak"

(DK-116-97)   Antique
8'3" x 10'6" (251cm x 320cm)
The Caucasus, Azerbaijan: Late 19th Century
Flat-weave (kilim), "sumak" brocading technique: wool
A large antique flat-woven carpet from Azerbaijan, made in the intricate “sumak” brocading technique with a variant of the so-called “dragon” design, presumably inspired by a group of earlier carpets from this region featuring stylized dragons.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, with gentle wear and minor repairs - sturdy and clean

Large, Kilims, Rugs & Carpets