Bold Red Color Antique Graphic Large Scale Tribal Pattern Caucasian Kazak Carpet 43992

Size: 4 ft 3 in x 9 ft 8 in (1.3 m x 2.95 m)
Style: Kazak Rugs

This early 20th century antique Kazak rug showcases a rich assortment of saturated colors and ancient protection symbols arranged in a traditional elongated format.

Antique Caucasian Kazak Rug, Origin: Caucasus, Circa: Early 20th Century – Born out of the Kazak’s ancient weaving traditions, this antique Caucasian Kazak carpet features a stunning assortment of octagonal burdock medallions and esoteric protection symbols rendered in a selection of pastel Neapolitan hues set over a blazing maraschino-red ground. Bold eight-sided burdock motifs with their characteristic rake-like appendages emblazon the field and sequester a series of secondary coffered compartments that contain double ram’s horns, decorative guls and amulets that are displayed like treasures. High-contrast running water motifs form protective guard bands that encircle the boldly decorated field alongside an archetypal Kazak blossom border that is filled with star-shaped flowers and interconnected vines. This marvelous antique Kazak rug showcases a wealth of auspicious protection symbols with minute outlines, bold accents and bright colors that blend thousands of years of invention and tradition.

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