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Antique Zakatala Rugs – Produced in the South Caucasus, antique Zakatala area rugs and carpets are some of the rarest and most collectible village weaving from this illustrious rug-producing region. Zakatalas have the same graphic coloration, bold, rough and ready drawing, and monumental scale that make Kazaks and early Turkish village rugs so desirable to collectors and admirers of antique rugs. Stylistically, Zakatala rugs are somewhat seemingly related to a number of different types of carpets that were woven in the general region of the Caucasus. That is more than likely the reason why their patterns and designs are so varied in their look. We can expect to find some Zakatala rugs with medallions as well as allover rug designs, and pretty much everything in between.
All the said, regardless of the actual design rendered, the approach of the Zakatala rug weavers to is quite unique. And, like the iconic Caucasian Kazak rugs, the antique Caucasian Zakatala area rugs make wonderful decorative floor coverings. Among the more celebrated of antique Oriental rug styles, the carpets of the Caucasus are renowned for their authentic tribal aesthetics, and the rich sense of cultural verisimilitude woven into their very fibers. Caucasian rugs are unique and widely admired. Antique Zakatala rugs and carpets are prefect example of this tendency, as they tend to showcase the most important qualities and characteristics of the finest Caucasian examples.