Antique Turkish Oushak Rug BB5024

Antique Turkish Oushak Rug Description:

An early 20th Century Turkish Oushak Rug with a very subtle overall geometric design rendered in abrashed shades of taupe and brown.

Oushak rugs for sale belong to one of the most significant categories of floor coverings. Turkish rugs in general, and Oushak rugs in particular, are woven with the application of the symmetrical knot, also known as the Ghiordes knot, used mainly in Asia Minor, the Caucasus, Iran (formerly Persia), and Europe. The majority of antique rugs is characterized by relatively loose knots giving them a supple body, and a fairly long, luminous pile which can be attributed to silky, high-quality wool they work with.

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