Beautiful Antique Oushak Rug 49203 Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – When many think of Oriental rugs, the graceful curves and elegant designs of Persian rugs are what typically come to mind, but contemporary designs also love the geometric elements found in traditional Turkish designs. The traditional designs of Turkish rugs that we know today have their roots in the early days of the Ottoman Empire.
Turkish designs often feature geometric motifs and vibrant colors, as you can see in this piece. This rug is a Turkish Oushak rug that was created at the turn of the 20th century.
The brilliant reds, creams, and blues give it a graphic quality that is perfect for a wider hallway or in the narrow kitchens featured in modern architecture. Many of the motifs used in Turkish rugs are similar to those found in Caucasian rugs and date back thousands of years. Oushak rug makers have a long history and a distinctive, easily recognizable style.
This rug would make the perfect foundation for a smaller dining area or as a soft landing for your feet in front of a sofa. Its tribal feel makes it perfect for a Boho Chic space with pieces made from natural materials. It would complement a room with Moroccan poufs, large-scale plant material, and other primitive pieces.
The vibrant colors of this piece bring energy to the space and will make the space appear more open and airy. The geometric design of this rug complements angular elements in contemporary room designs. Its primitive design will create an inviting feel in a design that features Ultra-Modern furniture and hard lines. This rug could also create a finished look in a vintage retro or retro-inspired space.
Today, designers are moving away from pieces that feel mass-produced toward pieces that give room design and artisan flavor. The traditional motifs in this rug have been handed down through centuries of rug weaving tradition, and you can still see traces of the artistry of the individual weaver and their choices. This is a captivating piece that will add charm to any room that needs a little color. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this or any of the other fine rugs in our gallery.