Antique Turkish Oushak Carpet

Antique Turkish Oushak Carpet BB6392

Price: $55,000

Anatolia translates into ‘the land of the rising sun’ and Oushak rugs are the brightest rays of this sun-filled area. Their potential and mesmerizing beauty have already been discovered by the 17th century European artists such as Holbein and Lotto, who, despite the amount of work it required , frequently captured them in their masterful paintings to indicate wealth and sublimity.

This Turkish rug, although less decorative than some other oriental compositions, encompasses the unmatched charm and quality of Turkish creations. It was thoroughly hand-knotted of the first-rate wool in accordance with traditional weaving techniques, allowing it to survive until today in an excellent condition. Such adroit execution is a guarantee that the rugs will serve its lucky owners for long years to come. The main field comprises delicate and simple flower motifs, whereas the borders include tribal symbols of protection and fertility. The sandy beige and light brown color palette perfectly harmonizes with the spare and uncomplicated design.

This Antique rug, although made almost a hundred years ago, will easily find its place in modern interiors because it builds upon the power of simplicity and timeless elegance.

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Item No.: BB6392 Circa: 1920 Size: 13'3" × 17'4" (403 × 528 cm)
Style: Casual, Geometric Origin: Turkey