Collectible Antique Caucasian Eagle Kazak Rug 47473
Here is a striking example of a highly prized antique rug style: an Eagle Kazak rug from the Caucuses of exemplary design and execution. Prized for their tribal beauty, these carpets are unique and beautiful rugs.
4 ft (1.22 m)
8 ft 5 in (2.57 m)
Antique Caucasian Eagle Kazak Rug, Origin: Caucasus, Circa: 1880 – This remarkable antique Eagle Kazak rug is a fantastic piece, and a brilliant example of one of the most sought after styles of antique Oriental rugs. Woven by the nomadic peoples of the Caucuses – a wide, mountainous region that stretches from Eastern Turkey through Southern Russia all the way to Northwestern Iran – this Eagle Kazak rug features the amazing, traditional Eagle design set against a field of red. Meticulously wrought symbols steeped in cultural and traditional significance adorn this breathtaking rug throughout the field and the border, creating an impression of balance and masterful execution – all of this despite this rug being woven in a traditional, tribal manner, in the late nineteenth century. A remarkable piece for a myriad of reasons, this antique rug is a masterpiece of the highest order.