Description
Carpet
Wool on Wool - Armenia, Karabakh

Collector's item.
In mint condition.
Beautiful high pile - see detailed photos.
Lampa, also known as a Lyampa, located in Karabach.
Rug dates from: 1308 = 1891.
The three purple/red medallions are typical for rugs from Lampa and the surroundings of Yerevan.
The white, stepped medallions are always on these rugs.

The top one has the date.
The purple/red is dyed with cochineal, a natural dye made from aphids. Mixed with a lighter colour that you can also see in the birds on the bottom.
This blue/green is a popular colour as well for rugs from the Karabakh.
Original and undamaged edges.

Lot details
Object
Carpet
Material
Wool on Wool
Country of Origin
Armenia, Karabakh
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