Antique Turkish Keysari Animal Rug 47704
Characterized by an extremely fine composition, this antique carpet features both intricately drawn geometric detail work, as well as impeccably woven animal figures throughout.
A Beautiful Garden Animal Motif Antique Turkish Keysari Area Rug, Country f Weaving Origin: Origin: Turkey, Weaving / Circa Date: 1910 – This magnificent antique Turkish Keysari area rug is features a richly colored red field which is then framed by six individually designed borders.
The red center field of this impressive Keysari rug contains a large oval like shaped central medallion. This central medallion features beautiful bird designs that are somewhat amorphic at first glace but then come into clear view as you start to notice them. These beautifully rendered patterns within the medallion are juxtaposed against the magnificent green background which creates a magnificent artistic tension.
The rest of the red background field of this spectacular antique Turkish area rug is marked by meticulously symmetrically mirrored floral design and animal motif patterns. These designs are an impressive amalgam of animals such as mountain goats, birds, lions and mystical looking dragons. These artistic designs are created in lighter colors which pop and juxtapose so magnificently against the richer red background color of the field.
The expansive red field of this magnificent animal design rug is immediately bordered by a light color series of borders, in lighter colors, with a magnificent green Kufic design in the largest center border. This frame, which contains the Kufic calligraphy patterns, are all uniquely designed – each one of them is magnificent in its own right. These uniquely designed framing borders are quite rare as almost all antique rugs will have some of the borders mirror each other. This unique feature is usually a sign that the rug was a custom ordered rug when it was first woven.
The animal designed encroaching corner designs are not only beautifully rendered, they also add a level of artistic sophistication as well as depth. These corner elements create a feel of completeness as they tie in the different elements and colors throughout this magnificent Turkish rug. This is, without a doubt, one of the best rugs of its kind and will be a magnificent addition to pretty much any home decor or interior design.