Oriental Rugs Glossary
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Within the Caucasian rugs, the group of Kuba rugs (not to be mistaken for Castro's Cuba) belong to the best and most desired Caucasian rugs. The characteristics of Kuba rugs are fineness, low pile, fine patterns and beautiful colors which together create a harmonious general picture. Kuba rugs come from the city of Kuba in South East Caucasia, in the north verging on the Shirvan area. The following Caucasian provenances belong to the group of Kuba rugs amongst others: Konakgend, Perepedil and Sejshour. Typical designs: a field with geometric motifs, stars and polygons, often also geometric arabesques. Only best quality wool has been used and is still being used on Caucasian productions.