Magnificent Small Tribal Antique Caucasian Kuba Rug, Country of Origin: Caucasus, Circa: Late 19th Century – Here is an exceptional tribal antique carpet – an antique Caucasian Kuba carpet. This magnificent and tribal antique Caucasian rug beautifully exemplifies some of the finer trends and stylistic tendencies exemplified by the best Caucasian rugs and carpets. A series of borders sets the stage for the action, with a inner and outer borders of red surrounding a primary border of ivory and black. This simple and straightforward pallet is present throughout the remainder of the rug, which, intriguingly, displays only small areas of other colors anywhere. The background of the field is presented in a very direct manner; it is black, and crossed over with a tight white latticework pattern. In the center, a series of three stacked medallions serve as the exclusive ornamentation in the field. These are radiant and exciting, and their energy is so great that it easily traverses the remainder of the simply articulated composition, imbuing this antique Caucasian Kuba rug with a great presence.