Beautiful Light Blue Background Arts and Crafts Design Antique Turkish Oushak Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – This beautiful antique Turkish Oushak rug with a soft faded light blue background combines traditional arts and crafts design motifs in a way that gives it a distinctively tribal feel. The design of this magnificent antique Turkish rug makes ample use of the soft background color to showcase the large scale more tribal rug design elements. This is in stark contrast to the fine and intricate Persian rugs the use designs that are far more “busy” and as a result, the individual motifs become lost.
This large scale and open design allows the viewer to visually concentrate on each of the elements. This offers people the ability to take pause and reflect on what they have to offer and how they contribute to the overall look and feel of the antique carpet.
The design of this impressive antique Oriental rug is simple, yet elegant. It uses a wide range of colors including saffron yellows, salmons, pinks, browns, blues, reds, and greens that blend together to create a design that is tranquil and serene. This extremely soft and decorative rug has both horizontal and vertical symmetry, giving it a sense of balance and order. Yet, if you examine this rug design pattern closely, you will see that the elements are not precisely placed, alluding to the idea that the antique Turkish Oushak rug is a unique handmade piece that is one of a kind.
This antique rug is essential for any home interior design that requires an artistic element that is simple and shows an organic, natural quality expressed through human hands. This rug would be a beautiful addition to any decor that relies on elements that have an organic quality and sense of earthiness at their heart. This highly artistic rug stands as an irreplaceable tribute to the culture and traditions from which it arose.