3'6" 13'5" Antique Kazak Kurdish Runner, c-1900 in excellent condition.
The materials are wool pile with wool foundation. The colors are from vegetable dyes, and the general pattern is geometric design inside borders.
The overall condition is excellent, especially when its age is taken into consideration. There are no tears, breaks or holes. The side bindings are intact and original. The ends are bound. The pile is high . The rug has been professionally washed.
The Caucasus is bounded by the rugged mountains and lush valleys of Kurds Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. This cultural melting pot was populated by Armenian dyers and weavers, Azeri Turks, groups from the Northern Caucasus and minorities from the surrounding areas. The Kazak rugs of the Caucasus are distinctive and individual. Geometric people and animals, symbolic motifs, dramatic medallions, crenelated fence borders, angular cloud-bands and graphic latch.
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