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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A middle field center is decorated with three large cross-shaped figures with sawtooth rosettes at the ends. The axes of the crosses consist of several blue-white-beige stripes. Four diamonds with hook-shaped borders are placed in the central field corners. The rest of it is filled with small floral and geometric patterns. The edging consists of three stripes. The first stripe represents a repeat pattern on orange background. A geometric ornament on gray-beige background decorates the second (middle) stripe. The third stripe consists of floral motifs on a red background. Edging stripes are bordered in black.
For more information about this object read our article “Ornaments of the Southern Dagestan Carpets, the Late 19th and Early 20th Century”