Type of source“Derbent State Historical-Architectural and Archeological Museum-Reserve”
Fund that the source refers toDerbent State Historical-Architectural and Archeological Museum-Reserve', State Budgetary Institution of the Republic of Dagestan
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The composition of the rug’s middle field consists of three blue medallions placed on a vertical axis. Red octahedrons decorated with 16-petal stars are weaved in its centers. Medallions empty field is covered with rosettes of different sizes. The edging consists of four stripes, the middle one consisting of geometric figures of different colors. The first and third stripes are decorated with geometric sawtooth pattern. The fourth band represents a ‘meander’ — a zigzag line.
For more information about this object read our article “Ornaments of the Southern Dagestan Carpets, the Late 19th and Early 20th Century”