Beautiful Tribal Antique Caucasian Talish Runner Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Caucasian Rugs, Circa Date: Late 19th century – This beautiful piece of tribal art hails from the late 19th century in the Caucasian mountains. The vibrant colors of this antique runner rug would make an excellent addition to a hallway or long and narrow space. This magnificent antique Caucasian Talish rug will certainly add a slash of color and texture that is sure to brighten up the room.
The design of this impressive antique Caucasian rug is based on simple geometric shapes that are carried out uniformly throughout the design. This allows the rug weaver to focus on the combinations of colors to provide the focal point of the tribal rug.
The design is repetitive and works from one end of the antique rug to the other in terms of shape. But this is not the case with the color. Upon first glance, there seems be no discernible pattern to the placement of colors, yet they blend together beautifully when one looks at the design as a whole.
The focus of the antique Talish runner rug is on the overall impression, rather than the individual motifs. Although this tribal antique Caucasian runner is more than likely symmetrical, there is no obvious focal point in either direction. The design is repetitive in terms of shape, but with an ever-changing color array.
The vibrant red, blue, yellow and an ivory cream color represent a simple palette, but this Caucasian Talish rug demonstrates the potential for interest that even a simple color assortment can represent.
This antique tribal Talish runner has a sense of formality in terms of its repetitive shapes, but it adds a sense of whimsy and fun to its use of color. It would make an excellent addition to any room that could benefit from a touch of color and traditional tribal design.