Antique Turkish Oushak Runner
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Antique Turkish Oushak Runner BB5359

Price: $20,000

This circa-1920 antique Turkish Oushak runner rug features a repeating herati pattern in muted brown and blue against a field of neutral beige, with an overall soft, faded patina common to Oriental carpets. Also known as the “fish pattern,” the herati is a stylized design of a flower usually centered in a diamond and framed by diagonal leaves, and is a commonly occurring motif in Oriental rug-weaving. Antique Oushak rugs for sale are renowned for their silky, luminous wool and a weaving pattern that employs traditional tribal techniques, namely the use of larger knots and an all-wool foundation. The late 19th century saw the rejuvenation of turkish rug production; during this Renaissance, floral patterns in the Persian tradition were incorporated into design and decorative carpets were woven as European standards demanded. Antique runner carpets are often used as a complement or a contrast to antique oriental rugs, or as the transition linking two separate rooms.

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Item No.: BB5359 Circa: 1920 Size: 2'5" × 20'6" (73 × 624 cm)
Style: Casual, Geometric Origin: Turkish Rugs
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