Antique Turkish Ghiordes Rug 1446

Size: 3 ft 4 in x 5 ft 4 in (1.02 m x 1.63 m)
Origin: Turkish Rugs

This lovely antique Oriental Ghiordes rug is outstanding among Turkish village weavings for its exciting, unusual design and its rich, varied coloration.

Small Tribal Antique Turkish Ghiordes Rug, Country Of Origin: Turkey, Circa: Turn of the 20th Century (Around 1900) – Here is a beautiful antique Ghiordes carpet that was woven in Turkey in the years leading up to the turn of the twentieth century. Generally speaking, antique Ghiordes rugs and carpets from Turkey are among the more intriguing and sought after of all antique Turkish rugs. These exceptional carpets are characterized by a distinct regional style that relies heavily on slightly abstract versions of classical Persian and Turkish design ideas and concepts. This lovely antique Ghiordes is outstanding among Turkish village rugs for its exciting and unusual design as well as for its rich and varied coloration. The highly stylized field pattern looks almost like a series of superimposed ships with sails, or perhaps houses with tall trees. Small flowers and crosses fill the intervening spaces. The borders are notable for the striking geometry of their drawing, as well as for their varied color. Rugs are rarely one of a kind, but this Turkish Ghiordes carpet certainly comes close.

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