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SOLD | 3.11 x 5.3 | Wildy Beautiful Nomadic Gem Antique Rug | Gemini


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*All of our antique & vintage rugs are professionally cleaned prior to being listed.*

Name: Gemini

Size: 3.11 x 5.3

Age: Antique

Pile: Low

About: Never will you see another strikingly bold caucasian piece with these colors and the intense abrash. This rug super unusual with its powerful design and old nomadic motifs inspired by the caucus mountains. These weavers were known for weaving some of the most beautiful, artistic, and challenging designs ever known. This rug is wool pile with goat hair foundation speaking to its nomadic nature. In this piece, you will see the unusual use of the color purple/lavender, and of course, notorious symbolic tribal motifs that these villages were known for. This is a wonderful conversation piece.

This rug is one-of-a-kind, only one available. Because of the nature and age of these older/antique handmade pieces, irregularities and age-related wear are likely to exist and are not considered defects.

Any questions about this rug? Don't hesitate to reach out!

We always recommend a high-quality custom cut pad for any and all rugs; these pads are made for hand-knotted rugs. They create a body and support the knots of the rug, as well as prevent it from slipping and sliding.

A note from us to you: Buying a rug is special; it's not just you finding the rug, but also the rug finding you. Think about the many coincidences that have to occur for you to find the rug of your dreams. Our rugs are woven by nomads in the villages and remote mountainous regions of the major rug weaving districts across the world. All of our rugs are genuinely old and one-of-a-kind. Like anything old and unique, they are filled with character, soul, and story. The story of a rug is something we think about a lot; who was the weaver(s)? Did they weave it for personal use, commerce, to gift, or trade? Who was the second owner, and the third!? Sometimes the little motifs and symbols in rugs can help tell the story, but we will never truly know - there's something beautiful about that. Alas, our joy is to curate these incredible pieces that speak to us, and to pass them along to their new owners to be enjoyed and cherished for many years to come; both continuing to add to the story of the rug, and to the story of the new owners.

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