Antique Turkish Rug – Borlou
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Antique Turkish Rug – Borlou BB6961

Price: $80,000

Borlou rugs originate in Turkey and have been hand-woven since as early as the 13th century. They are celebrated as some of the best-made and most decorative of room-sized Turkish rugs. This magnificent antique Turkish Borlou rug is a paragon of its country’s refined craft, saturated with both timeless beauty and profound meaning.

The Turkish carpet before your eyes clearly revolves around the subject of eternal life. It is expressed though a plethora of densely packed and intricately executed oriental motifs as well as the color palette. Trees of life and cypresses, symbolizing safe and auspicious passage to the afterlife, are complemented by florals and palmettes. The gentle combination of blue and beige with touches of extinguished dark yellow not only appears elegant but also symbolizes divine powers and purity.

Next to the elegant design, this Borlou rug can boast of impeccable execution. It was meticulously knotted by hand of supreme wool to ensure its durability, firm structure and softness of the pile. Under the condition of proper maintenance, it will flawlessly serve its owner for generations, bringing in a distinct oriental vibe and recherché charm.

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Item No.: BB6961 Circa: 1920 Size: 13'9" × 21'0" (419 × 640 cm)
Color: Blue, Gold, Purple Style: Botanic Origin: Turkish Rugs Type: Borlou