Lenkoran Caucasian area rug, 96-1/2" x 49", with date at one end, wool on wool, russet ground and three abstracted tortoise medallions, secondary colors of celadon, yellow, blues, pink and brown, dated 1916. Provenance: the collection of Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Slaymaker, Nashville, Tennessee. Purchased from Said Karkouti Oriental Rugs, Lexington, KY in 1980. CONDITION: Some abrash. Some corrosion to black wool in center medallion. 1" tear at one end border. 9" x 9" repaired area at one side border edge. 4" x 6" repaired area at same side border edge, opposite end. Two patches approx. 1-1/2" x 1" each. Likely washed.
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