Collectible 19th Century Caucasian Chi Chi and Turkish Bergama Rugs Transforms a Lovely Staircase into a Cultural Event
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Here, mid-19th century Chi Chi and Bergama small rugs turn this collectors’ staircase into an extraordinary passageway with immersive artistic experiences at each turn. These antique tribal rug gems, each possessing an exquisite natural palette and patina, also offer inspired artistry unique to their quite different provenances. The one-of-a-kind Caucasian Chi Chi rug in the foreground, while diminutive, nevertheless reveals clear cobalt blue ground and the entrancing wide Kufic border. The Turkish Bergama’s artistry fills the Niche format with abstracted flowers and motifs.