Antique Green and Mauve Turkish Oushak Rug 50718
This beautiful Oushak rug features a classical Oushak design, and is characterized by a charming pallet of greens and secondary colors. Antique Turkish Oushak rugs are one of the most admired and sought after antique Oriental rug styles, prized for their unique, monochromatic compositions and their ephemeral beauty. This particular example boasts both of these characteristics, and is a beautifully representative work. While not strictly monochromatic, the color pallet of this fetching antique Turkish rug is composed of tones that are deeply complementary, including greens, oranges, and pinks that all glow with the same quality. The rug itself is meticulously composed, featuring graceful, traditional Oushak designs throughout its wide border area. The field is also richly detailed and classically composed, featuring elegant corner pieces and fetching central medallion. Small detail work appears throughout the field, including abstract geometric figures that give the piece an air of cultural authority. A beautiful antique Oushak rug, this elegant work is a charming and representative composition of an endearingly popular style.
Antique Green Turkish Oushak Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – The warm, soft muted colors of this antique Turkish Oushak rug, created in the early part of the 20th century, demonstrates the skill and range of designs that are unique to the area. The city of Oushak was established as a carpet and rug weaving center over 500 years ago, and it became known for designs that bring together a number of regional influences to create pieces that are unique. This antique Turkish rug one is a fine example of the artistry of the area rug weavers.
The city of Oushak was the perfect place for the establishment of a carpet weaving center because it had access to wool that have characteristically strong fibers and a lustrous sheen that catches the light, and it makes the colors appear even more vibrant. They also had access to a variety of plant dyes that allowed them to create beautiful works with striking color combinations that give them a distinctive character.
This carpet is an excellent example because it uses vibrant colors in oranges, pinks, and rusts. These colors blend together well to create an effect that is breathtaking. The scale of the design and size of the motifs are more in alignment with Turkish design ideologies, but you will also see the influence of Persian rugs and tribal cultures through various motifs and tribal symbols found throughout the antique rug. This fusion of cultures is what makes Oushak carpets unique and some of the most collectible in the world.
This extremely decorative rug would make an excellent addition to any collection, and it would be the perfect rug for an interior design that wishes to incorporate a Boho chic influence. This carpet would add vibrant color to a more eclectic design. However, this soft mauve and green antique Turkish Oushak rug uses symmetry in the design and colors that would also make it the perfect piece for a traditional or more elegant interior setting, too. The combination of design influences makes if versatile and able to complement many styles. It will take center stage and create a spectacular visual impact, regardless of where you choose to place it.