Beautiful and Fine Antique Turkish Ottoman Embroidery Textile 3137
Despite its small size, this dazzling antique Persian textile is a lovely example: the quality of its drawing is apparent in the beautifully rendered golden detail work that appears throughout.
Fine Antique Turkish Textile, Origin: Turkey, Circa: Mid to late Late 19th Century – Here is a captivating antique textile – an antique Turkish piece that was woven in that country during the nineteenth century. Despite its small size, this dazzling antique Turkish textile is a lovely example: the quality of its drawing is apparent in the beautifully rendered golden detail work that appears throughout. Rendered in an intriguing horizontal format, this antique Ottoman textile is characterized by a series of repeating golden symbols that are arranged in a symmetrical pattern, set against the alluring red color of the carpet’s field. On the left hand and right hand portions of this textile, a line of gold divides a pair of vertical borders from the rest of the composition. In the borders, a series of four golden detail elements that complement those found in the field are stacked vertically, each separated from the other by a narrow golden border. The overall effect of the this careful composition is one of unity and balance; despite its superficial simplicity, this antique Turkish textile is in fact an exciting and unique example.