An antique Borjalou Kasak rug, Caucasus. An early stunning Borjalou collectors piece with the classical dramatic polycrome latch-hook border as wide as the central field, red centre field with two hooked rhombus medallions in varying colors. This piece contains a great palette of strong and clear natural colors including a powerful aubergine color. Second half 19th century. 203×147 cm.
Bennett/Aziz Bassoul. Rugs of the Caucasus. Libanon 2003. Related ex. p. 15, p. 78.
Ulrich Schurmann/Kurt Erdmann. Caucasian Rugs. Published by Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe. Hamburg, 1961. P. 11, p. 76–77.
Doris Eder. Orientteppiche, Band 1: Kaukasische Teppiche. Munich 1990. P. 39–43, p. 104–107.