Kuba Rug, Caucasus – This superbly decorative antique Kuba rug is the perfect statement piece for a traditional home or carefully tended carpet collection. This extraordinary piece has a strong composition with monumental multi-part borders and a diminutive field that incorporates rich colors and powerful iconographic motifs. The warm maize yellow field features an elegant modular arabesque built from an assemblage of bracketed leaflets, protective eye symbols, berekets, fetter motifs and compound eight-pointed stars. This vibrant selection of antique tribal symbols is surrounded by superbly decorative borders. Lozenge-filled inner borders lead to striped basket-weave guard bands and stunning main borders. Each stepped lozenge figure featured in the main borders is enhanced by dainty checkered embellishments and paired with concentric split-lozenge figures. Charming checkered guard bands and contrasting outlines emphasize the graphic tribal style of this expressive antique Caucasian Kuba rug.