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5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated

5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
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5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak  Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
5x8 ft. Large Antique Caucasian Tree Kazak Rug 5' x 8' with unique motives, dated
  • Stock: Available
  • Model: 5227
  • Location: Monterey CA
VIEWS 2330
$4,500.00
Rug
Type Antique
Size 5' x 8'
Design Swan
Origin Caucuses
Color Multi
Made in Caucasian
Pattern Geometric
Age 1890's
Material Wool

Exact Size: 4'5" x 8'1"

Condition: in Fair condition for its age, small flaws been fixed and repaired. No stains no rips. 

What Rugs Are Called Caucasian?

Caucasian Kazak rugs are a type of woven textile that originated in the region of the Caucasus, an area that includes parts of modern-day Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, and Russia. These rugs have a long and rich history, and they are known for their intricate designs, bold colors, and durable construction.

One of the defining features of Caucasian Kazak rugs is their construction. These rugs are made using a knotting technique known as the Turkish or Ghiordes knot, which creates a strong, dense weave. The wool used to make these rugs is typically high-quality, which contributes to their durability and resistance to wear and tear.

Caucasian Kazak rugs come in a wide range of designs and patterns, each with its own unique history and meaning. Some of the most common motifs include geometric shapes, stylized animals, and floral patterns. These designs are often bold and eye-catching, with vivid colors that are sure to make a statement in any room.

One of the most popular designs in Caucasian Kazak rugs is the medallion pattern. This design features a large central medallion surrounded by smaller motifs and borders. The medallion is often symmetrical, with four identical corners that create a sense of balance and harmony.

Another common design in Caucasian Kazak rugs is the boteh pattern, also known as the paisley pattern. This design features a teardrop-shaped motif that is often repeated in a vertical or diagonal row. The boteh pattern is believed to have originated in ancient Persia, and it has been used in textiles throughout the region for centuries.

Caucasian Kazak rugs are also known for their use of color. These rugs often feature a vibrant palette that includes bright reds, blues, and greens, as well as more subdued tones such as beige, brown, and gray. The use of natural dyes, such as indigo and madder root, gives these rugs a rich, nuanced color that is hard to replicate with synthetic dyes.

One of the most interesting aspects of Caucasian Kazak rugs is their cultural significance. These rugs have been woven by nomadic tribes in the region for centuries, and they often reflect the values, beliefs, and traditions of the people who made them. For example, the use of certain colors or motifs may have specific symbolic meanings in the context of a particular tribe or culture.

In addition to their cultural significance, Caucasian Kazak rugs are also prized for their beauty and craftsmanship. These rugs are often considered works of art, with intricate designs and skilled weaving techniques that have been passed down through generations.

One of the challenges of collecting Caucasian Kazak rugs is the prevalence of fakes and reproductions on the market. Some unscrupulous dealers may try to pass off a modern reproduction as an antique rug, or they may misrepresent the origin or quality of a particular piece. It is important to do your research and work with a reputable dealer if you are interested in purchasing a Caucasian Kazak rug.

Overall, Caucasian Kazak rugs are a fascinating and beautiful example of the rich weaving traditions of the Caucasus region. Whether you are a collector, a decorator, or simply an admirer of fine textiles, these rugs are sure to capture your imagination and inspire you with their beauty and history.

 

Types of Caucasian Rugs.

There are many different types of Caucasian rugs, each with their own unique history, design, and cultural significance. Here are a few of the most common types of Caucasian rugs:

 

  • Kazak Rugs: Kazak rugs are one of the most well-known types of Caucasian rugs. These rugs are known for their bold geometric designs, vibrant colors, and sturdy construction. Kazak rugs were traditionally made by nomadic tribes in the region, and they were often used as floor coverings or wall hangings.
  • Shirvan Rugs: Shirvan rugs are another popular type of Caucasian rug. These rugs are known for their intricate designs, which often feature stylized floral motifs, animal figures, or geometric patterns. Shirvan rugs were traditionally made in the Shirvan district of Azerbaijan, and they are prized for their fine wool and rich colors.
  • Kuba Rugs: Kuba rugs are named after the town of Kuba, which is located in the northeast region of Azerbaijan. These rugs are known for their bold, graphic designs, which often feature geometric shapes, stars, or stylized animal figures. Kuba rugs are typically made using the Turkish knot, which creates a dense, sturdy weave.
  • Daghestan Rugs: Daghestan rugs are made in the Daghestan region of Russia, which is located in the northeast part of the Caucasus. These rugs are known for their bold, bright colors, which often include shades of red, blue, and green. Daghestan rugs typically feature intricate floral or geometric designs.
  • Gendje Rugs: Gendje rugs are made in the Gendje region of Azerbaijan, which is located in the southeast part of the country. These rugs are known for their intricate designs, which often include stylized floral motifs or geometric patterns. Gendje rugs are typically made using the asymmetric knot, which creates a less dense weave than the Turkish knot.
  • Talish Rugs: Talish rugs are made in the Talish region of Azerbaijan and Iran, which is located in the south of the Caucasus. These rugs are known for their intricate designs, which often feature stylized floral motifs, animal figures, or geometric patterns. Talish rugs are typically made using the Turkish knot and are prized for their fine wool and rich colors.
  • Overall, Caucasian rugs are known for their beauty, durability, and rich cultural history. Whether you are a collector, a decorator, or simply an admirer of fine textiles, there is sure to be a Caucasian rug that will capture your imagination and inspire you with its intricate design and craftsmanship.               


           
Kazak rugs are a type of Caucasian rug, known for their bold, geometric designs and vivid colors. Here are some of the most well-known types of Kazak rugs:

  • Karachov Kazak: Karachov Kazak rugs are known for their bold, geometric designs, often featuring a central medallion surrounded by geometric shapes and borders. They are typically made with wool on a wool foundation and come in a variety of colors, including reds, blues, and yellows.
  • Bordjalou Kazak: Bordjalou Kazak rugs are named after the village of Bordjalou in Azerbaijan. They are known for their intricate designs and bold colors, often featuring floral motifs and geometric patterns. They are typically made with wool on a wool foundation and come in a range of colors, including red, blue, and ivory.
  • Fachralo Kazak: Fachralo Kazak rugs are known for their bold, geometric designs and vivid colors. They often feature a central medallion surrounded by geometric shapes and borders. They are typically made with wool on a wool foundation and come in a range of colors, including red, blue, and yellow.
  • Lori Pambak Kazak: Lori Pambak Kazak rugs are known for their soft, muted colors and intricate designs. They often feature floral and geometric patterns and are typically made with wool on a wool foundation.
  • Kuba Kazak: Kuba Kazak rugs are known for their fine weaving and intricate designs. They often feature bold geometric patterns and earthy colors, such as rust, brown, and beige.

These are just a few of the many types of Kazak rugs that are available. Each rug has its own unique history, design, and characteristics, making them a beautiful addition to any home or collection.