This is an antique Soumak that is a century old and offers oh so much! It features medallions and motifs throughout. It was made with enormous love and has immense history and beautiful art work.
The guard border features hook and scroll design. This is an old tribal, flat weave rug from the Caucasus mountains and the lovely rug lends itself well to the detailed weft-wrapped weaving technique known as Soumak. It is hand woven with wool on wool foundation. The wool dyes come from all natural sources such as vegetables, plants, flowers and roots. You can see the true character with the dye batch changes on the field color that lends itself to the amazing character of this antique rug.
It is highly decorative and meaningful with immense history, art and culture that would be a statement piece in the home. We are 100% that this rug will be cherished in its next home and pleased to offer this rug at great value. If you have questions about this rug, please message us. We love talking rugs!
This antique Soumak is in excellent condition, especially considering its age.
For this rug, you may want to consider a high quality rug pad that we can custom cut to size for this rug. Please message us about it. We can get it to you for just $175 more and it'll keep this darling old rug in place!