Rustic Antique Geometric Tribal Caucasian Flat Weave Soumak Rug 45481
Diverse and deeply symbolic protection symbols used for thousands of years decorate this phenomenal antique stacked medallion Soumak rug created in the Caucasus.
Antique Caucasian Soumak Rug, Origin: Caucasus, Circa: 1900 – Woven circa 1900, this exemplary antique Soumak rug from the Caucasus features a splendid variety of important protection symbols rendered in a stately color palette, including subtle abrashed Persian blue, oxidized brick red and complementary neutrals. This awe-inspiring antique Caucasian rug depicts a variety of primitive protection symbols executed in a sophisticated selection of colors and placed in a formal stacked medallion composition. Each inset medallion features a multitude of enigmatic protection symbols, including latch hook dragons, cruciform hac symbols, elibelinde motifs, ram’s horns and goz symbols flanked by geometric animals that are placed inside the latch hook edge pieces. Main borders depicting a series of colorful latch hook triangles reflect the stately colors used within the field. Secondary borders decorated with rosettes and small-scale symbols surround the main borders along with outer borders that feature Vitruvian running water motifs with interlocking scrolls.