Eye-catching Antique Turkish Konya Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa date: 1900 – Rugs from Konya, Turkey, are loved for their playful colors and wool that has a lustrous appearance that plays with the light in the room. They are some of the most sought after antique tribal rugs from the region. The distinctive tribal flavor of this Turkish Konya rug makes it perfect for a Boho Chic room or for adding color to any contemporary room design.
One of the distinctive features have this Konya rug is its unique octagonal medallion in the center. Each of the motifs in the rug are they special tribal meaning for those who know how to interpret them. These antique Turkish rugs are a labor of love and demonstrate a high level of personal expression in every piece.
The antique rugs that were mostly woven in villages often do not show the trained precision of fine quality woven carpets from the city, which only adds to their character and charm. Sometimes, you will find “rug mistakes” or areas where it appears as if a less experienced weaver took over for a bit. This is because weaving is a tradition that is passed down from generation to generation. Sometimes younger weavers were encouraged to participate in the family craft before more skilled hands would take over again.
One of the things that stands out about village rugs is that they have a personal connection to the people and the land around them. It is this special connection that makes them treasured additions to any home. This one is almost square and the right size for filling a space in an average urban apartment. In a larger space, it is the perfect size to set apart an area for conversation, a home office, or to delineate a bedroom in an open-plan studio.
Anywhere you decide to display it, this rare square size rug will be sure to attract attention for its beautiful colors and primitive feel. This magnificent antique tribal square size Turkish Konya rug will add vibrancy and energy to any space that it occupies, and it is the perfect foundation for an inspired and colorful room design that expresses your unique personality.