Beautiful Scatter Size Light Blue Background Turkish Antique Oushak Rug, Rug’s Origin: Turkey, Rug’s Date: 1900 – If you need to add a splash of color to the room, this brilliant antique Arts and Crafts design antique Turkish Oushak Rug may be the right choice. Dazzling primary burnt rusty reds and brilliant sky blues combine with earthy greens, salmons and cinnamon to create this magnificent antique Turkish rug that reflects the glory of the Ottoman Empire. The design of this exciting antique Turkish Oushak rug is similar to the ones that inspired the formal rooms in the palaces of sultans. Yet, it retains its tribal qualities through its simple execution of the floral motifs.
The blue-gray base color of this small scatter size light blue antique Turkish Oushak rug is contrasted by vivid orange patterning. Vibrant flowers and sunburst designs rendered in the brightest shades of orange decorate the body, standing out sharply against the blue background. The central flowers are the most detailed and colorful, exhibiting pale yellow and green as well as the stunning orange. Leafy prongs in slightly desaturated tones spring from several of the blossoms, their jagged edges touched with light yellow.
Small cross shapes fill some of the gaps between flowers, abstractly hinting at sprouting potted plants, while larger, more complex cross designs take positions flanking flowers in the middle. No border edges this antique rug, leaving the tribal floral pattern to dominate the entire rectangle.
The field of this exquisite antique Arts and Crafts Turkish Oushak rug appears as if it is a small section that was cut from a larger design. This gives the impression that the antique rug is larger than it first appears as the design extends beyond what we can see. This sparks a sense of interest and imagination as one can only picture in his or her mind what the rest of the design would look like.
Through the use of large scale designs and considerable background space between them, this antique carpet adds a sense of scale and size to the space that it occupies. Reminiscent of the iconic Irish Donegal rugs this antique Arts and Crafts Turkish Oushak rug makes a bold statement that would go well with almost any home decor style. From traditional interiors to modern, contemporary or Scandinavian Bauhaus design, this is one antique Turkish Oushak rug that is sure to tract much love and attention.