A Captivating Decorative Grey Colored Antique Shabby Chic Turkish Oushak Rug, Country of Origin / Rugs Type: Antique Turkish Rugs, Circa Date: 1920 – For those of us who gravitate towards the rustic rug and interior side, this beautiful antique Turkish Oushak carpet from the 1920’s will spark the imagination. The neutral browns and greys of this antique Turkish carpet make it the perfect foundation piece to blend with any color combination. The formal design gives this beautiful shabby chic rug a touch of elegance.
This exciting antique decorative rug has a medallion design with formal elements that point to its sophisticated roots. Oushak was a rug producing center since almost the beginning of the Ottoman Empire. The antique rugs from this area tend to be coarsely woven. They are characterized by a distinctive balanced medallion design surrounded by geometric motifs. Bold Abstract flowers in the border of this carpet add a whimsical touch that would make it the perfect addition to French Country, Bohemian styles or a grey sofa decor . They add a fun element to an otherwise formal design.
The gentle neutral tones of the carpet are easy on the eyes and add a sense of tranquility and harmony. The shabby chic Turkish Oushak rug has the same sense of comfort as a comfortable pair of color-washed jeans. The age of the Oushak carpet makes it a one of a kind piece that only comes around once in a while.
The rustic character of this antique Oriental carpet will tone down a formal design scheme and give it a bit of warmth and coziness. The best part about this carpet is that some modern manufacturers work hard to create a rug with the faded appearance of this carpet. You don’t have to settle for and imitation and can have one that is genuinely aged like fine wine. This carpet will add its unique character to any design style where it will add a touch of elegance and create a place for cherished memories to be made.