Beautiful and Decorative Open Field Design Antique Turkish Oushak Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – This antique Turkish Oushak rug was woven during the early 20th century and features a decorative color palette of stunning brown tones.
The central field of this antique Turkish rug is a solid color, and it is framed by a very thick border that is filled with elegant and delicate patterns. The central field of this highly decorative rug is in a lighter camel color, and many of the details of the border are in a darker brown tone.
The border is made up of several stripes, each of which contains a pattern of its own. These multiple layers within the border frame the central field nicely and draw the eye around the edge of this Turkish rug. The patterns present in depict nature inspired elements, including various types of leaves. Within the border, most of the stripes utilize an intricate pattern in dark brown over a ground of the lighter camel color. The central stripe, however, features a pattern of the lighter color over the darker brown. This reversal adds yet another dynamic element to the border of this antique rug. This stripe is the thickest and contrasts nicely with the rest of the Turkish Oushak rug, showcasing the beautiful tones of the dark brown.
A solid central field combined with the intricacy of the border makes this Turkish Oushak rug an eye catching Oriental carpet, and it’s large size showcases the beauty of the designs.