A Beautiful Antique Turkish Ghiordes Gallery Size Rug, Country of Origin: Turkish rug, Circa Date: 1900 – Perennially popular, Ghiordes and antique Turkish Oushak rugs tend to be prized for their uniquely decorative and ephemerally monochromatic color compositions, in which subtly contrasting hues are utilized for the field and for the detail work, creating area rugs with a deeply understated beauty. This antique Ghiordes is a symphony of luscious cream and tan tones accented with sparing linear detail in soft coral based reds. One might easily think that this detail largely comprises the pattern, but a closer look reveals the intervening design in tan on cream. This is the sort of subtle play of colorism for which Oushak as well as the antique Turkish Ghiordes rugs are so prized nowadays. A beautiful example, this antique gallery size rug, from Turkey, is a striking composition and a beautiful addition to any home’s interior decor.
The serene lines of this antique Turkish Ghiordes rug create the impression of a pen and ink drawing, or perhaps a gentle watercolor background in beautifully blended tones. This beautiful antique Turkish rug uses a small non-restricting central motif that accentuates the balance and symmetry of the design. The mellow lines give the appearance of gentle brushstrokes that have a delicate and chic appeal.
The muted tones of the antique rug give it a subtle flavor that will complement the room, yet not overpower it. It can easily serve as a supporting piece that has a charm all its own. The size of the rug will allow it to fill the space of the room, yet retain its delicate and refined character. This antique Ghiordes rug is reminiscent of a fine painting and creates balance through both the design and the blended tones that now grace this one-of-a-kind artwork.
This soft and decorative rug would make a beautiful addition to a grand Victorian home, a traditional design, or to add texture and color to a contemporary design, such as Swedish modern. The delicate floral elements of the design give it an organic appearance, yet the rug has a formal feel in its colors, balance, and definition of geometric shapes within the design.
This delicate decorative antique Ghiordes gallery size rug is a piece that will be treasured for many years to come. It is perfect for the person who needs a rug that has its own unique presence, but that will not overpower the room. This is the perfect area rug for someone who wants a soft and warm and cozy rug that is subtle and understated, but still adds an elegant touch to the space.