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Antique Soumak

Style: Tribal-Village Number: 62688
Materials: 100% Wool Origin: Caucasus region
Size: 4'9" x 9'4" Age: Late 19th Century

This late 19th Century antique Kuba rug showcases the craftsmanship of tribes from the Caucasus region. Warp-wrap technique has an angled stitch, looped back over the warp.

Stylized elements create a dynamic pattern of crisp lines, intricate borders and phenomenal detail in the animal and floral motifs.

This rug’s highly complex construction reflects a substantial commitment of the weaver’s time and attention to transform wool yarns into a finished work.