Turkish Ghiordes Rug BB8274 14'1" × 14'5" $95,000
A late 19th century Ghiordes carpet from Turkey having a beige field with an allover blooming flower stems, large palmettes and split-leaves in red, light blue, black and salmon. The rare composition is framed by a broad border of crabs and palmettes and other highly ornamental motifs on outer border.
Turkish rugs from the Anatolian town Ghiordes are known for their rectilinear, colorful, multi-bordered antique patterns. Ghiordes rugs often have open fields with mihrabs or hanging lamps and stylized architectural motifs that are found on sixteenth and seventeenth century Ottoman court rugs.
Turkish Ghiordes Rug BB8274