Antique Turkish Yuruk Carpet 47447
This amazing antique Yuruk carpet is characterized by a bold and confident tribal design of concentric geometric figures in a crimson field. The border is magnificently detailed, and traditionally composed.
Antique Turkish Yuruk Carpet, Origin: Turkey, Circa: 1860 – Yuruk rugs boast among the more intriguing histories of any antique rug style. “Yuruk” in Turkish means “nomad,” and Yuruk rugs and carpets are among the finest example of art generated by this fascinating culture. Characterized by bright colors, tribal symbols, and a flair for geometric experimentation, Yuruk rugs are immediately recognizable, and are valued for their distinct appearance. This beautiful Yuruk is more than one hundred an fifty years old, making it a living testament to the artistry of the nomadic Turks who wove it. A field of concentric squares of alternating, contrasting colors composes the field of this handsome antique rug. A similarly fanciful, colorful border of geometric shapes form the border, framing the energy that practically radiates from the dancing field. Crafted with an attention to detail as well as with an adherence to ancient cultural aesthetics, this gorgeous Yuruk carpet from Turkey is an exceptional example of a fabulous style.