The Shirvan area is in the Caucasus region of Asia, on the shores of the Caspian. Particular Shirvan designs can be associated with a number of towns and villages; Chajli, Marasali, Bidjov, and Akstafa for example. The patterns and color palettes are similar to other Caucasian rugs, such as Kazak rugs, but Shirvan rugs in general tend to have finer weaves. Original Shirvan rugs today are rare and very pricey. The Shirvan rugs in our collection,...more
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