Hand knotted wool Caucasian Kazak tribal rug. Wonderful motifs: the center has three large bereket (fertility) symbols) in hooked edge octagon reserves which are floating in a beautiful fields of flowers on a blue ground. The main boarder is a dramatic row of linked rams horns (symbols of manhood, male fertility, strength, and bravery. This main boarder is flanked on both sides by crenellated fence guards all of which protect the lovely flower field and the male/female fertility symbols in the center. circa 1900.
Size: 93" long x 61" wide.