Beautiful Small Size Tribal Antique West Anatolian Turkish Bergama Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: 1870 – This vivid small size antique Turkish Bergama rug is a masterpiece of brilliant artistry and aesthetic allure. Bold happy color hues of red and light blue are woven together in an intriguing design and complemented with elements of warm beige and crisp white. Altogether, the surface design and dense texture of this antique Turkish carpet exude a distinct majestic wonder that will enthrall generations to come.
The primitive yet elaborate center field design comprises a rich red color background with exquisite geometric patterns. Two isosceles triangles, reminiscent of the Mihrab prayer rug design, in a warm coral tones are positioned at both the top and bottom of the magnificent antique tribal rug. This leads us to believe that the person who had this rug woven, may have wanted one that could actually be used both as a decorative rug for that floor but could also double as small rug praying.
The top and bottom Mihrab designs feature two identical rectangles that flank each corner. An inner pattern of the triangular top showcases basic primitive figurative imagery which help to add a perfect touch of graceful and authentic opulence to this beautiful rug.
The nucleus of this captivating West Anatolian Turkish Bergama rug is a complex pattern of six white rectangles and smaller white triangles with red and silver embellishments.
The border is an exhilarating assembly of varying 8 pointed star decorations placed in white hexagonal geometric figures. Smaller accents and multi colored decals complete the fascinating scene.
This splendorous West Anatolian Turkish Bergama rug is a charming relic that bares a striking resemblance to the iconic Holbein rugs of the 15th and 16th centuries. It is the kind of antique carpet that will add so much elegant beauty to any interior design setting.