Small Scatter Size Tribal Antique Turkish Karapinar Rug 47393
Despite it relative small size, this Karapinar beautifully exhibits noteworthy tribal elements in its borders, its field, and its eccentric medallion, offering a series of delights.
Beautiful Small Scatter Size Tribal Antique Turkish Karapinar Rug, Origin: Turkey, Circa: Final Decade of the 19th Century – This antique Turkish rug is a wonderful example of the rare Karapinar rug style, which is noted by collectors for its steadfast tribal, primitive design proclivities. In this particular example, there are many charming manifestations of traditional, tribal designs – for despite its relative small scatter size, this antique Turkish Karapinar rug beautifully exhibits noteworthy tribal elements in its borders, its field, and its eccentric medallion. Indeed, the curious arrangement of that central medallion suggests a monumental medallion, as it occupied nearly the entire field, leaving just small patches of soft blue in the corners. Throughout the rug, irregular lines and asymmetry reveal a tribal inclination toward the abstract, infusing this antique Turkish Karapinar rug with a unbridled energy.