Gorgeous Tribal Antique Caucasian Kazak Rug 70168, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Caucasian Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – Kazak rugs are both rustic and irresistible. This brightly colored piece features tribal symbols and reflects the individual artistry of the weaver. This is a remarkable example of a Kazak carpet, both for its color and its design.
One of the most charming qualities of this Caucasian carpet is the abundance of tribal symbols that the weaver chose. Unlike carpets woven in the city weaving centers, tribal carpets seldom use a formal pattern. They are created from the designs that have been memorized and collected through the years by the weaver. This carpet demonstrates that it was woven by a weaver who is quite experienced, judging from both by the number of designs in the carpet, and the precision with which they are carried out.
Although we will never know the name of this highly-skilled and experienced artist, we can see that skilled hands produced this antique carpet. The colors chosen work together to create a brilliant display. You can also see a wide range of motifs, including stylized birds in the border, animals, ram’s horns, scorpion, diamond, star, and other tribal symbols. Each of them has a special meaning, making this carpet even more special.
As an example of a Kazak carpet, this one is a fine addition to any collection. The designs are sharp and crisp. The colors are spectacular in their arrangement. This is an exceptionally high-quality design from the Kazak region. It would work well in a formal or informal setting. It is a piece that will be appreciated for its beauty and the skill of the weaver for many years to come.