A Magnificent Antique Caucasian Karabagh Wide Hallway Gallery Rug, Country Of Weaving Origin: Caucasus, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – The antique Caucasian Karabagh rugs are often related closely to Persian rugs and weavings from further south. Although, some area rugs, like this unusually elegant piece reflect the design of western European carpets. Here the scrolls and lifelike flowers of the field are derived from the classic French Aubusson rugs and Savonnerie carpets, although adapted to an allover design in the Persian manner.
The warm neutral color palette of soft golden hues and tones set against slate gray blue ground nicely offsets the richness and density of the design. In contrast to the curling vine scrolls of the field, the narrow border on this antique rug utilizes a running interlocked garland of life-like flowers, while retaining the same coloration for a larger harmonious decorative effect.
Altogether, antique Caucasia rugs, like this rustic Karabagh gallery size rug simply glows with an authentic antique appeal, organic intrigue and artistic brilliance. Its more open design, combined with its great use of colors and tribal rug feel, make this piece a wonderful addition to almost any hallway or long corridor.
The aged elegance and patina of the antique Oriental rug gives it a timeless and unexpected character that exudes a sense of clam and tranquility. Its soft colors and fascinating design make it easy to incorporate within a wide range of home decorating approached and color schemes. It can be used to add color and texture to compliment a Scandinavian interior design, but also pares well with classic traditional rugs from Persia. This subtle yet statement rug is an eye catching piece that will be certain to be a conversation starter at any gathering. The antique rugs from the Caucus region are handcrafted, with each one displaying the unique artistic talents of its maker. This elegant antique area rug is a perfect example of the exquisite antique textile artistry of the region. It is truly a world-class antique rug!