Beautiful Small Size Vintage Tribal Caucasian Kazak Rug 70302, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Caucasian Rugs, Circa Date: 1920 – This charming Kazak carpet from the 1920s would make the perfect accent piece for a formal room, but it would also add character to a modern or Boho chic design with its vibrant colors. The colors of this carpet and its simple, geometric shapes are the first things that draw the eye.
As a group, Kazak carpets are a favorite among collectors and designers. They offer a wide range of colors that are produced from high-quality, local plant dyes. They are also known for their access to durable wool. These carpets are woven as a home craft in local villages situated in the southern portion of the Caucasus Mountains near Lake Sewan.
Each Caucasian carpet from this area is unique and is an expression of the artistic choices of the weaver. They rely on traditional designs that are often handed down from memory, incorporating them as they see fit. Often, these carpets will have a spontaneous quality and do not appear to have been laid out on a pattern beforehand.
You can see the inclusion of what appears to be an additional motif in the border of this carpet and variations in color choices that appear to be at the whim of the weaver. Although, overall, this carpet has a high degree of precision in the design than you usually see in tribal carpets from this area. This is a reflection of the experience and skill of the weaver. The weaver included the symbols for water, faith, and other concepts that they wanted to convey. The motif in the center is the ram’s horn, which means strength.
Another beautiful characteristic of this Vintage carpet is the inclusion of a blue tone-on-tone design in the main border of the carpet. This is a unique feature and shows the skill of weaver that gives this carpet an individual character. This carpet is a smaller piece, which makes it the perfect accent piece.
The vibrant colors make it the perfect layer for a tribal or Boho chic design. However, many also choose to use these colors to add interest and color to traditional and contemporary designs. This is the perfect artistic accent for adding color to the room design.