Description & Technical information

The Shirvan district was well-known for its fine production of rugs and kilims. The local villagers produced fascinating masterpieces till the Soviets transplanted the handicraft into workshops under state control. No space was left for poetry and personal touches.

Date:  Around 1900
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  Caucasus
Medium: warp and weft: wool
Dimensions: 293 x 155 cm (115²/₅ x 61⁰/₁ inches)
Categories: Textiles