Rare And Beautiful Antique Turkish Cappadocia Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa date: 1800 – This gorgeous, charming piece is an older antique rug that dates from around 1800. It comes from a historical region of Central Anatolia that has been inhabited since 300 BC. It is a beautiful area and has been known as a travel destination for nearly 2,000 years. This gorgeous rug captures the primitive style that pays tribute to this fertile area of Anatolia.
The area where this antique Turkish rug was created receives sparse rainfall and is a largely arid climate. This Turkish rug features a primitive design and has a tribal appeal that honors the ancient traditions of the area. The artistic style of the piece is similar to the Moroccan Berber rugs, but Cappadocia rugs are rarer and have a distinctive style. Stylistically, it could be used in many of the same ways that you could use a Moroccan rug, but this one will give the space a unique style that will make it stand out.
Cappadocia has a landscape that almost has an otherworldly feel with caves honeycombed into the hills and towering boulders that defined the landscape. This rug captures the same otherworldly feel in a way that is expressive and that gives it a deep cultural connection with the people who created it. The ancient symbols used on this rug had special meaning for the people and go back a millennium.
This rug is a spectacular piece and very similar to the antique Turkish Konya rugs. It will surly draw attention in any room of the home. It is the perfect piece for a wider hallway, or for placing along a wall as part of a special vignette. You could easily see it in a Boho Chic room with plenty of live plants and pieces made from natural materials, such as basketry or wooden sculptures.
This piece is more than a rug. It is a piece of history that reflects the cultural heritage of an ancient people living out a traditional lifestyle and a harsh and unforgiving climate. It is a beautiful piece that would make an excellent addition to a collection, or for any room that could use a beautiful tribal-inspired piece. It will be a beautiful and inspired piece for any room of the home that is long and narrow and is a piece that will be treasured for many years.