Antique Tribal Kuba Caucasian Rug Runner 49253
Beautiful Antique Tribal Kuba Caucasian Rug Runner 49253, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Caucasian Rug, Circa Date: 1870 This colorful Caucasian rug features an intimated arabesque comprised of angular hooks, stepped lozenges and angular cloud band variants that are frequently found in regional rugs and carpets. Angular bird motifs create a series of butterflies framed by interconnected symbols and geometric figures. The field features a bright combination of cornflower blue, golden-yellow, white and tomato red while the borders feature a somber combination of teal, blue, taupe and crimson. The use of symbolic figures continues throughout the borders that are decorated with a series of divided lozenges and other ancient protection symbols. Woven in the late 19th century, this unique rug from the Caucasus features abstract symbols and a quirky pictorial style that Caucasian rugs exemplify.