Beautiful Antique Caucasian Borchalou Kazak Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Caucasian Rugs, Circa date: 1880 – This gorgeous tribal rug is special both because of its design and its place in the history of interior design. It was created in the 1880’s and has a traditional Kazak design. The tribal antique Caucasian Borchalou Kazak rugs are known for high contrast geometric elements and their primitive charm. This is a gorgeous piece and an excellent example of the work produced in the region as the world was just beginning to discover with these masterpieces.
The rugs woven by the people of the Caucasian Mountains were virtually unknown to the rest of the world until the 1880’s when the Transcaucasian Railroad allowed merchants to bring these magnificent antique rugs to the rest of the world. This provided a substantial economic base for the villages and tribes in the region, and the world fell in love with them. They remained classics and were favorites during the Arts and Crafts., mid century modern and other time periods. They are now finding their way into modern décor styles to reflect tradition and being new life to out modern spaces.
Contemporary rug designs take inspiration from these masterpieces, but nothing beats the look and feel of an original antique. The symbols within the tribal antique Caucasian Kazak rugs have special meaning to those who know how to interpret them. They tell the story of the world around the people and have symbols that may represent turning points in the lives of and individual or the village. This makes them a unique piece of art that represents the culture and history of people living a traditional lifestyle that is quickly disappearing. This also makes them an even more special piece for your home.
Rugs are divided according to categories, and this Borchalou Kazak rug is an excellent example of the artistry of the region. Its decorating your home with antique Caucasian rugs will provide some gorgeous colors and will make a striking statement in any room. It would be the perfect addition to Boho Chic, or a room design that features plenty of color and mixed patterns. It is a gorgeous addition to any contemporary room and would make an excellent space for a dining room or in front of a sofa with plenty of throw pillows.