Antique Karaja runner


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Object Description

Wonderful royal blue background on this excellent condition antique Karaja runner, Persia.  Warm colours and bold medallions would enhance any corridor or entrance area.  In excellent condition all over with a high wool pile a great durable antique piece.  Woven around 1900-1910 these runners from the village of Karaja used great natural dyes and tough wool which is why often these are found with a full pile.

Heriz and Karaja are not far from the Azerbaijan Border so they draw influences from many Caucasian rugs and runners. They are easily recognisable with repeating medallions similar to those in caucasian rugs. The central motif is often the latch-hooked design motif or an eight-pointed star.  The village weavings of Karaja such as this runner often use a simpler repeating medallion design with a great array of colour.

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Object Condition

In good condition all over with most of the runner having a high wool pile, a few areas of lower pile in places but still a great durable antique piece. The sides and ends have been secured and it has been professionally cleaned.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1252 851215

Dealer Location

The Old Parsonage
Church Street
GU10 5QQ

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