Antique Caucasian Kaitag Embroidery 45208

Size: 2 ft x 3 ft 1 in (0.61 m x 0.94 m)

Woven in the Caucasus, this stunning Kaitag features a formal inset medallion flanked by symbolic motifs and undulating borders that soften the bold composition.

Caucasian Antique Kaitag Embroidery, Country Of Origin: Caucasus, Circa Date: 1800 – Here we have an absolutely incredible antique Caucasian silk embroidery — an antique Kaitag embroidery that was originally hand woven by the great weavers of the Caucuses some time toward the turn of the twentieth century, or earlier. A daring and exciting artistic composition, this breath-taking silk embroidery boasts many of the most important traditional Caucasian symbols and elements of design. A lovely antique textile, this antique Kaitag embroidery is something more: it is an important cultural artifact that beautifully articulates the aesthetic values of an entire people. Impeccably made, this antique Caucasian silk Kaitag embroidery is a true testament to the ability of the craftsman responsible for its original construction more than one hundred years ago.

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