One-of-a-kind Vintage Silk Turkish Botanic Beige Carpet BB5616 8'6" × 11'5" $35,000
This antique silk Turkish Sivas Rug features a central medallion design containing and surrounded by floral motifs and abstractions in muted beige, white and the lightest green. Delicate purple accents add intrigue to the floral patterns of the background design. A similarly muted green and beige border with botanical imagery and stylized vase patterns surrounds the antique carpet. The faded patina of the rug is a common staple of Oriental rugs in NYC weaving. The Turkish carpets are distinguished from other Oriental styles by particular characteristics of dyes and colors, designs and textures. Antique Anatolian rugs feature the Turkish, or symmetrical knot and are typically made of wool and cotton. Distinct types of Antique rugs have been woven since the 13th century in workshops, provincial weaving facilities, as well as in villages, tribal settlements or by nomads.
One-of-a-kind Vintage Silk Turkish Botanic Beige Carpet BB5616