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Antique Oushak Turkish Rug 44536

Size: 7 ft x 9 ft (2.13 m x 2.74 m)
Origin: Turkish Rugs

This stunning Turkish rug woven during the turn of the century features a large-scale arabesque woven in warm Mediterranean colors. Woven in Oushak, this antique rug features a beautiful intermingling of Anatolian and Safavid designs.

Antique Oushak Rug, Turkey, Turn of the Century – Known for their quirky, angular geometry, sun-baked colors and elegant style, Turkish rugs are in a class of their own in the antique rug milieu. This Oushak carpet exemplifies that uniqueness and has all the elements that Turkish carpets are known and admired for. Serrated leaves, derivatives of Harshang palmettes and dainty rosettes decorate the warm coral red field. Formal powder blue and saffron yellow guard bands featuring reciprocating floral chains frame the field and complement the ivory-colored main border. Angular vine scrolls decorated with prominent palmettes adorn the borders and tie together the elegant color palette. Woven during the turn of the 20th century, this antique Turkish rug features a remarkable combination of traditional designs and chic colors that make rugs from the Oushak region so appealing today.

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