Beautiful Tribal Antique Caucasian Shirvan Runner Rug, Origin: Caucasian rug, Circa date: 1900 – There is something about Caucasian antique tribal rugs that gives them special charm and character. This gorgeous antique Caucasian Shirvan rug was created around the turn of the 20th century and features a classic design. One of the fascinating characteristics of these gorgeous traditional pieces is that you often find motifs and design elements that are found in the carpets of other regions. This one has a garden design that is found throughout many different areas, including Tabriz, Kerman, Kurdish, Bakhtiari and other antique rugs.
The garden design is characterized by a field that is divided into a uniform shape. Each section contains a unique floral motif. This one has a distinctive tribal flavor that would be perfect for a Boho Chic, Eco Chic, or tribal-inspired design. It uses a wide range of colors that blend in a way that only natural dyes can do. This enhances the richness and earthy feel of the rug.
This rug is perfect for a hallway or as an accent rug for a layered carpet look. Caucasian carpets were almost unknown to the rest of the world until the 1870’s when the Trans-Caucasian railroad allowed them to be exported to the rest of the world. With examples such as this magnificent piece, it is no wonder that the rest of the world fell in love with them.
The best part about antique Caucasian rugs is that they are the perfect foundation for creating an expressive and unique space that shows your personality. The deep tones of this rug would be the perfect match for plant material, pieces made from natural materials, or warm metallic tones like brass or brushed copper. This rug has an old world character that is timeless and classic.
The rug is often the first piece chosen by the designer because it sets the theme of the room. This antique hallway runner rug is perfect for a contemporary entranceway or along a wall as a tapestry or as part of a vignette. Regardless of where you decide to use it, this rug will be treasured for many decades in the future.