Antique Turkish Kirshehir Runner Rug 2389

Size: 3 ft 5 in x 13 ft 4 in (1.04 m x 4.06 m)
Origin: Turkish Rugs

Antique Turkish Kirshehir Runner Rug, Origin: Turkey, Circa: 1900 – This lavishly decorative antique Turkish rug adapts the niched design of prayer rugs to the format of a runner. Within the elongated arch or niche hangs a series of lamps against the deep crimson ground. There is no border strictly speaking, only vertical columns of stylized flowers also set against the ground. This arrangement imparts a sense of openness and clarity to the design, which nicely balances and mollifies the rich coloration and ornamental detail.

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