"Carpet Chi-chi Prayer, Caucasus, Dated 1924, 142 Cm X 193 Cm, XXth Century"Rare TCHI-TCHI prayer rug dated 1342, which brings us to our calendar in 1924, this piece measures 142 cm wide by 193 cm long and is in very good condition.
some old visible restorations, for a relatively rare carpet on the market.
Their colors and their drawings are characteristic because the secondary borders are adorned with eight-pointed stars, "stars of Solomon", and small diagonally placed bars, the field is always filled with very tight patterns, an abundance of forms but without to attack the eye for a dense knotting. The colors are soft, yellow, red, brown on a dark blue background.
These carpets were knotted by Chechen tribes Muslim, still nomads, as well as the Ingush.
These populations were deported en masse by Stalin during the second world war, because, suspected of being pro-German, in Central Asia. They did not return to their country until 1957.
This superb testimony of the fervor of a man, is dated 1924, in a cartouche and accompanied by a heart and probably a signature, that I unfortunately do not arrive to translate.
This beautiful piece will boast of its 100 years of age in four years and is a beautiful collection Caucasian carpet.
Dimensions: Width: 142 cm (56 in) x 193 cm (76 in)
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