A Captivating Tribal Antique Caucasian Kazak Runner Rug, Country of Origin: Caucasus, Circa Date: 1890 – The antique Caucasian Kazak rugs have a tribal quality that is mysterious and ancient. The symbols used within the antique Caucasian rug tell a story to those who know how to interpret it. This beautiful antique runner rug was produced by the Kazak people at a time when their culture was about to come into contact with the modern world and change forever. In the 1890’s, when this antique rug was produced, this area of the world was just beginning to open up to visitors from the outside, due to advances in transportation to the area.
One of most striking characteristics of this antique Caucasian Kazak runner rug is that the field has no apparent pattern and has a design that appears to evolve as one moves from the bottom of the rug to the top. It has no repeating pattern that is apparent. It seems to be an evolving array of ancient symbols. This further supports the idea that this antique Caucasian Kazak tells a story.
The beautiful happy colors of the antique Kazak runner provide contrast and interest. This allows each of the different primitive design elements of this magnificent antique tribal rug to stand out on its own, yet weave into the whole of the design beautifully. This beautiful rare and extremely collectible rug has a simple and pastoral quality that represents a changing world to the people who created it.
This antique Kazak is a beautiful example that is sure to add much interest and intrigue to any hallway, corridor or room in one’s home. Regardless where you end up placing it, it is the kind of piece that is sure to become quite the coveted family heirloom piece that future generations are sure love and appreciate.