Antique Turkish Hereke Rug BB4861 12'8" × 13'8" $80,000
Among all types of Oriental rug few can rival the natural beauty and elegance of Turkish rugs. Antique Turkish rugs are highly sought after by art collectors and museums due to both their beauty and historical value. Turkey is known in the world as one of the greatest Oriental rug producers. Not only does it have an abundance of high quality materials that are traditionally used in weaving, but also, thanks to the various foreign influences, local weavers developed very original patterns which combine tradition with exotic. As a result we can see composition that would not look out of place in contemporary households or modern art museums.
Hand woven in the early 20th century, circa 1920, this stunning Turkish Hereke rug is a dream come true of any rug aficionado. Gorgeous pattern combined with original color palette resulted in something that can be only described with one word – a masterpiece. A half drop pattern of abstract geometric medallions visible in the center is surrounded by abstract leaves within an intricate stepped border. Color palette accompanying this antique Turkish rug features gentle hues such as caramel brown and dove gray, which work together in a perfect balance.
The size of this mesmerizing Hereke rug, 12’8″ × 13’8″ (386 × 417 cm), makes it a great fit for a number of different interiors, such as longue or dining room. No matter where its home will be, this antique rug is bound to make it look truly unique and special.
Antique Turkish Hereke Rug BB4861