Multicolours, with dominancy of light red/rose, navy blue and ivory
Finely woven Eastern Caucasian kilim in soumak technic, with 5 (instead of the usual 4) rows of large indigo and white S, called
Dragon Soumak, or Sileh.
Wool on wool foundation. Originally woven in two strips and joined, as with all Sileh carpets; but only the half of this one made his way to
us. Vegetal dyes. Collector‘s piece.
DATE OF PRODUCTION: Late 19th century
TECHNIQUE/MATERIALS: Hand-woven; wool
CONDITION: Good, but traces of aging and
WIDTH: 102 cm
LENGTH: 290 cm
REFERENCE NUMBER: 0507