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Helen Betts | all galleries >> Special and Miscellaneous >> Collecting over the Years: Turkish and Caucasian Carpets > Armenian, Chelaberd
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Armenian, Chelaberd
28-FEB-2010

Armenian, Chelaberd

A friend met with some woman in the mountains of Armenia and managed to bring it back to Turkey. A bit loud but interesting variation on the traditional Caucasian eagle design.

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jim bates 19-Dec-2010 09:44
This design is actually called Chelaberd, possibly a corruption of a place name in southern Karabagh. The design has been inaccurately called in the past Eagle Khazak. Some say this is the most widely rcognized of all Caucasion carpet designs.