Tribal Gallery Size Earth Tone Colored Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug, Country / Origin: Caucasia, Date Woven: 1920– This antique Caucasian rug features a creamy tone overlaid with patterns in black, white and red, with hints of pale blue. The inner field is symmetrical about the vertical axis, nesting a column of ornate diamonds between two larger lines of hexagonal designs. A checkered band of tricolored squares displaying pips like dice separates the columns, zigzagging between the decorated forms. A cream border filled with geometric flowers surrounds the central rectangle, its simple white blossoms on branches interspersed with larger black, white and red flowers. A narrow band full of stars and diagonal shapes in light colors edges the whole of this antique rug.
The beautiful designs were created using only the dye plants that were available to them in the local area. Some of these magnificently tribal rugs feature a vast and varied palette, while others such as this one, rely on the imagination of the weaver to create a breathtaking design using only a few colors. Each rug is a personal reflection of the weaver and her surroundings.
The antique tribal Caucasian rugs are known for their large and smaller scale tribal designs that give them a striking appearance in the room. They are the perfect foundation for a Boho Chic room with their tribal character and brilliant color combinations. These magnificent rugs can also add a more casual feel to a more formal or traditional room design. This tribal antique Shirvan rug is a beautiful piece with a unique design and earthy color combination.
This antique Caucasian Shirvan rug is the perfect shape for a long and wider gallery type space like those you ight see have in a kitchen, a small urban dining room or a wider hall in your home. It is also a great size rug for breaking up a room layout and creating a conversation area within a larger space. It would also make a striking first impression as an entranceway foyer rug. Regardless of where you decide to use it, you want to display it in a way that allows you to experience the entirety of the design and its brilliant contrasting colors.
This antique geometric rug is the perfect addition to a room that features a modern palette of delicate blues, earthy browns, and reds that add warmth. This magnificent collectible rug could be the foundation of a relaxing space inspired by the colors of nature. It is the perfect size area rug for setting aside an area of the room for relaxing, or productivity. Either way, it is a piece that will be cherished for many years for its unique and breathtaking artistry.