Kazak, Chaili - Runner - 327 cm - 107 cm

Description
Kazak, Chaili - Runner - 327 cm - 107 cm
Wool on wool - Armenia - Early 20th century

This Chaili has a wonderful colour, typical Caucasian; powerful, bright colours.
The pattern is recognisable by the chain of octagonal medallions.
With the typical horizontal hooks.

Nice full wool and an even higher pile.
Very well-preserved.
Purple is an expensive and rare colour, especially if it also has a real vegetable base, such as this one. Not synthetic. Natural vegetable dye
does not discolour and synthetic dye does; it turns a pale grey.

The blue is made from the indigo plant.
Also have a look at the pistachio colour and the camel colour, from undyed camel wool.

The edge is undamaged and original. A white background with shamdan mashaal ornament - fire and fire torch. Mazdaistic (Zoroastic) symbols.

Lot details
Model
Kazak, Chaili
Object
Runner
Length
327 cm
Width
107 cm
Material
Wool on wool
Country of Origin
Armenia
Manufacturing period
Early 20th century
Condition
Overall in good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
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