Antique Silk Kayseri Turkish Rug 45101

Size: 4 ft 2 in x 5 ft 8 in (1.27 m x 1.73 m)
Origin: Turkish Rugs

This antique Turkish carpet woven in Kayseri features an outstanding inset medallion with Eastern influences that dominated designs in the 1920s.

Antique Kayseri, Turkey, 1920s – This outstanding carpet features a wonderful combination of global influences rendered in a chic color palette that is uniquely Turkish. Meandering floral sprays woven in ivory, strawberry pink and soft pastels unify the elegant inset medallion that features a bold chestnut brown field, a soft celadon medallion and a creamy papyrus frame with detailed pendants. Ogival cartouches with saffron yellow accents decorate the curvilinear spandrels and complement the arching curves that define the complex medallion. Stunning ivory borders enhanced with a reciprocating pattern of double and single boteh motifs provide a sophisticated frame for this elegant carpet while celadon guardbands embellished with serpentine cloudbands add an Oriental air to this eclectic antique Turkish carpet woven in Kayseri during the 1920s.

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