Oversized Antique Turkish Hereke Carpet
Oversized Antique Turkish Hereke Carpet Description:
A late 19th century antique Turkish Hereke rug, the half-beige and half-sand field with small staggered leaves around red lozenge medallion with intricate vinery within a red border with dense angular vinery.
The Middle East is historically known as a source of beautiful, elegant Oversized rugs, and Turkey is one of the most well-renowned sources of those turkish rugs. Of particular interest are the Hereke antique rugs made in the small coastal town of Hereke, Turkey. Antique Hereke rugs are truly beautiful pieces of art, and it's truly mind-boggling to think that so many beautiful pieces came from a single town.
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