KUBA PRAYER RUG
3' 3" x 4' 8" (99cm x 142cm) Dated 1875
Price upon request, 20% incentive applies
KUBA PRAYER RUG, Northeast Caucasian
3' 3" x 4' 8"
99cm x 142cm
(Connoisseur-Caliber) ("New Arrivals Gallery")*Dated 1293 AH (1875 AD), this extremely original Caucasian Kuba Prayer Rug is instantly set apart by its seldom-seen goldenrod field color, likely created from a mixture of onionskin and precious saffron dyes. Its wide range of saturated natural colors attests to the comprehensive mastery of ancient dye practices maintained by finest 19th century dyers. Extremely finely knotted and in marvelous condition, it presents a field of finely detailed, abstracted blossom motifs, which is much rarer than the lion's share of this regionís prayer rugs that employ latticework motifs. An early challis main border design creates an elemental, archaic presence within this unusually well preserved, collectible Caucasian tribal rug. Learn About This Rug Type