Antique Turkish Oushak Rug BB2508
An early 20th century Turkish Antique Oushak rugs from West Anatolia, the tan field with a symmetrical design of saffron and apricot palmettes and angular vines overall within a pale salmon palmette border.
Oushak antique rugs (in Turkish known as Uşak Kilimi) are carpets that use a particular set of designs, called by convention after the town of Uşak – one of the largest cities in Western Anatolia, which from the early days of the ottoman Empire to the dawn of the 20th century was a major center of rug production (and still stands among the most important ones in the world). Anatolia literally translates into “land of the rising sun”, and historically, antique Oushak Turkish rugs are classified as Anatolian.
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