Antique Caucasian Tribal Kazak Rug 47573
Size: 4 ft x 7 ft 3 in (1.22 m x 2.21 m)Print
This tribal Caucasian antique Kazak rug is characterized but its traditional, tribal treatment of geometric figures and colors.
Antique Caucasian Tribal Kazak Rug, Origin: Caucasus, Circa: Turn of the 10th century – 1900– This particular antique tribal Kazak rug, which is of runner proportions, is characterized by its colorful, geometric field, which is resplendent with concentric shapes and a comely pallet. The treatment of the geometric figures throughout the field is typical of tribal weaves, such as this piece: tribal rug weavers, throughout the rug making world, have long relied on the bold characterization and eye-catching characteristics of geometric figures, which, oftentimes, will carry additional, deeper levels of meaning to the weavers themselves. In addition to the typically tribal, geometric field, this antique Caucasian rug also features a striking border pattern: a series of stacked triangles of different colors, with a bold line running through the center. The coming together of these various tribal elements gives this antique Caucasian piece an immediate impression of authenticity, and of tribal vision and ingenuity.