Spectacular Antique Caucasian Borchalou Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Caucasian Rug, Circa date: 1880 – The antique Caucasian Borchalou Kazak rugs are a unique class of antique Caucasian rugs that arose from the nomadic tribes that have inhabited an area of the world that sits between what is modern Azerbaijan, Georgian and Armenia. It has been an area that was associated with the tribal groups of Genghis Khan and has been an area of political turmoil. Throughout this tumultuous history, small local tribes have been creating some of the most unique and beautiful antique rugs for thousands of years.
This is a beautiful piece and shows the unique designs and color combinations that made rugs from this area favorites among designers and collectors. Borchalou rugs are considered a subset of the antique Caucasian Kazak rugs, and they have many unique rug designs and patterns that set them apart. This one is an excellent example of one of the typical Borchalou designs.
Borchalou rugs are made from local wool and plant materials in the area. They have a warm, cozy feel and have a unique charm that makes them perfect for a Boho Chic or casual room design. This piece is colorful and will add energy to the room. It is the perfect size area rug for placing in front of a sofa or to create a cozy sanctuary in the bedroom.
Borchalou rugs feature ancient designs and are from a remote area that was closed from the rest of the world until the 1870s with the introduction of the Transcaucasian Railway. When the world first began to see these beautiful pieces, they fell in love with them for many of the same reasons we still love them today.
This is a gorgeous Borchalou Rug for adding color and a primitive element to the room design. It would also make the perfect piece for the Caucasian rug collector. This is an expressive piece that shows the skill and artistry that are the results of thousands of years of tribal culture and tradition.