4' 9" x 6' 10" 3rd Quarter, 19th Century
ZEJWA KUBA, Southeast Caucasian
4' 9" x 6' 10"
3rd Quarter, 19th Century
(Connoisseur-Caliber) Among the rarest of Caucasian subgroups, the best Zewja rugs are avidly sought by mature connoisseurs. This singular example displays the distinctive Zewja medallions with uncommon clarity and energy, its sophisticated latchhook and ray motifs expressing an expansiveness that immediately attracts attention. Against an incredibly seldom-encountered raisin to walnut field are deeply compelling secondary motifs: flowerheads, blossoming plants and “S” symbols. A mesmerizing stylized dragon motif main border intensifies this visual impact via its complex, yet balanced interplay with the elements of the field. Learn About This Rug Type