a large region between the Black and Caspian seas.
the mountain range located between the Black and Caspian seas.
Mountain range in SW Russia, running along the northern border of present-day Georgia and Azerbaijan; between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
A region between the Black and Caspian seas that includes southwest Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia, and that forms part of the traditional boundary between Europe and Asia. The Caucasus mountain range diagonally divides the region with the southern area called the Transcaucasus. This is the main weaving region with various ethnic groups as weavers such as the Azeri Turks, Kurds and Armenians. The following villages and regions had active cottage industries in the 19th and early 20th centuries: Kazak, Shirvan, Akstafa, Daghestan and Gendje. Rugs from the Caucasus tend to have geometric design in primary colors.
the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia
The Caucasus mountains form an almost solid rampart extending northwest to southeast across the isthmus between the Black and Caspian seas.
An area of southern Russia which is bordered by the Black Sea on the West and the Caspian Sea on the east. The Caucasus mountains border the region from the northwest diagonally to the southeast. Caucasian rugs usually have geometric designs and bright lively colors. Rugs are most frequently doubled wefted and usually woven on either a full wool foundation or on wool warps with cotton wefts. Warps are undyed. Knot count ranges from 60 per square inch for Kazaks up to about 120 for Kuba rugs.
a region that includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and a small portion of southern Russia.
The Caucasus or Caucasia is a region in Eurasia bordered on the south by Turkey and Iran in Asia, on the west by the Black Sea, on the east by the Caspian Sea, and on the north by Russia. The Persian name for the region (harking of Asiatic links) is QafqÃ¢z. Caucasia includes the Caucasus Mountains and surrounding lowlands.