Impressive Yellow Ground Antique Tribal Turkish Konya Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa date: 1900 – This gorgeous tribal antique Turkish Konya rug has a unique, minimalist design that is perfect for contemporary decor styles. It was created around the year 1900 and has a folk art feel. This Konya rug is an excellent piece for adding geometrics to the design or in a room of layered geometric patterns. The antique rugs from Konya are known for their range of colors and vibrant designs.
Konya is located in central Turkey, and the Anatolian rugs from the area are known for their diversity in patterns. They range from the more complex design of the city weaving centers to the simple, village carpets, like this one. Many of the village rugs receive as much attention from collectors and designers as the more complex designs.
Konya predates the Ottoman Empire as a weaving center, and many of its traditional motifs arose during the reign of the Seljuk Turks in the 13th and 14th centuries. The designs are often spaced to create a well-balanced pattern. You often do not see a lot of detail in the background, which highlights the simple design.
The symbols on tribal antique Turkish rugs have meanings that go back centuries. The symbol on this rug is known as the double cross and represents a well. Wells were an important part of the culture. They were gathering places for the community and the foundation of life in the village. It also represents the new year and is a sign of protection for the home, hearth, and family.
Although the repeating symbol on this rug is an ancient design, it could also be mistaken for a modern abstract. This rug would make a beautiful addition to a Boho Chic room with tribal décor. It has an earthy feel in its colors and design. It has a casual and welcoming feel that is perfect for creating your sanctuary away from the world. This rug is a fascinating piece that is versatile enough for a range of modern décor styles. It would make an excellent foundation for placing in front of a sofa or for defining a corner of the room to use as a home office.