Antique Arts and Crafts Turkish Oushak Runner Rug 48675

Size: 2 ft 10 in x 26 ft (0.86 m x 7.92 m)
Origin: Turkish Rugs

With heavenly colors mixing elegantly with a fiery theme, this beautiful long Arts and Crafts design Turkish antique Oushak rug / runner brings images of a splendid sunset to mind. Small, thin borders surround the larger, thicker frame, resulting in a vibrant display of contrasting color. Rich, elegant gold tones stand out against ruby red elements, which lead the viewer’s eyes to the center of the masterpiece rug. At the core of the antique rug are several diamonds done in varying patterns of red and gold. Each is connected to the other, resulting in a path of motion that leads downward, as if on a warm journey.

Beautiful Antique Arts and Crafts Design Long Turkish Oushak Runner Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: 1900 -The vibrant fiery reds of this Arts and Crafts era Turkish Oushak runner rug would brighten any long space. The first thing that stands out is that the design is asymmetrical with elongated shapes that increase the visual perception of its length. From a distance, the brilliant yellows have the appearance of gold.

This breathtakingly impressive Turkish Oushak runner rug was produced over a century ago during a time when there was a return to the aesthetics of the cottage industries. It was an answer to what some felt was an overly mechanized and industrialized process. This magnificent antique Turkish rug retains its handcrafted, tribal quality through using motifs that are stylized with simple details. Slate blues and tiny accents of green are used to set off the design and are used to create shading. This fine attention to detail makes this rug stand out as a highly collectible piece.

Part of the visual appeal of this long and narrow antique Turkish Oushak runner, is that it is symmetrical on the vertical plane, but not on the horizontal. As the eye moves up the piece, it always has something new to explore. Color and design come together in this piece to create a delightful rug that would be the perfect way to brighten a space.

Although the aesthetics of the Turkish Oushak arts and crafts design antique runner rug would at first make it appear to be the perfect choice for a classic or traditional design, it could also serve as the center of attention in a minimalist or modern design. One thing is for certain. This Oushak rug will attract attention and will make a beautiful addition in a variety of decorating schemes.

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