Large Square Size Antique Decorative Turkish Oushak Rug 48377
This antique Turkish rug , a rare square size rug, is awash with desert hues, which form a venerable cloak that shrouds the surprisingly complex but delicate design, almost as if inviting the viewer to take a closer look. Lingering shades of red and green tint a multitude of flowers throughout the symmetrical pattern of this highly decorative antique Turkish Oushak rug. Small, circular flowers in red or white almost sway on thin stems, connected by narrow, light stitches to larger blossoms with curling edges like a line of flames ringing each. Leafy fronds curl around these graceful blooms or jut with jagged edges, accentuating the botanical theme. Dark stitches pick out a series of borders around the antique rug, thin lines delineating the boundary to the central field. The widest border, nestled between the others, features splaying flowers surrounded by smaller flora in subtle, pale earth tones.
Highly Decorative and Rare Square Size Antique Turkish Oushak Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – This elegant square size antique Turkish Oushak rug from the early 1900’s has a feeling of being washed by the desert sands to create an elegant and refined piece. This beautiful and rare square size rug would make the perfect addition to a traditional room, or it could easily fit well into a Boho chic design as part of a layered carpet look.
The Turkish Oushak rug weavers established their place in history by using a variety of design techniques that draw from several regional influences. You will often find Persian rug influenced design motifs alongside more angular Turkish features. This design of this soft and decorative rug uses symmetry to create a design that is balanced both horizontally and vertically. It shows the careful placement of motifs that are characteristic of an antique rug that was produced in the formal weaving centers of Oushak.
The soft colors of this beautiful antique Turkish rug allow it to serve as an excellent supporting piece to bring out bold architectural features of the room or to highlight elegant furniture. It could easily work well in a contemporary space to add interest, or to define a space within an open-style floor plan. The subtle features of the design allow it to work well in a number of settings and give it a beautiful, timeless character.
Regardless of where you choose to use this large square size antique decorative Turkish Oushak rug , it will add a feeling of sophistication and antiquity to the space. It would feel perfectly at home in a room full of fine antiques and other exquisite pieces of furniture. It gives the space a timeless character and makes it the perfect addition to an elegant home or office style.