Collectible Tribal Geometric Antique Rustic Caucasian Karachopf Kazak Area Rug, Country of origin: Caucasian Rug, Circa date: 1880 – Karachopf (sometimes pronounced Karachov) is a type of Kazak rug that was created by Armenian weavers who lived high in the Caucasus Mountains. They are known for their beauty and are becoming more difficult to find on the open market. This one is a beautiful piece that dates to the 1880s and would make a gorgeous piece to add to your collection.
The most desirable of the Karachopf rugs feature a rectangular medallion flanked with motifs that include the rams’ horn and star of wisdom. Both of these appear in this rug. One of the most notable features of these rugs is that they are woven to be intentionally out of shape and asymmetrical. They have a playful feel and use an array of traditional symbols and motifs.
The construction of Karachopf rugs also makes them special. They use durable wools that are dyed in beautiful blues and fiery reds. The weft threads are often three-ply for durability. The selvage is single-wrapped and in a rusty-brown color.
This rug is a delightful piece for a tribal-inspired Boho Chic room or to add interest to a contemporary one. The brilliant colors add energy and optimism, and this rug will make a delightful foundation for a vibrant room design. The geometric design of the rug is perfect for emerging style trends.
Caucasian rugs are a welcome addition to any space where you want to add a more primitive element. They were created by tribal people living close to the land. These rugs were a piece of their culture that told their story using an ancient symbolic language. The colors were created using plants from the natural areas surrounding them.
Each Caucasian rug is a unique piece of tribal culture that adds a human touch to your space. This will make a magnificent piece to add to your decor, and its pattern is becoming harder to find. If you would like more information about our collection of Caucasian Karachopf rugs, please contact one of our friendly rug experts.