An Extremely Happy and Decorative Gold With Touches Of Coral Small Antique Silk Turkish Kayseri Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rugs, Circa Date: 1920 – The brilliant decorative beautiful gold and coral tones of this small, antique silk Turkish Kayseri rug not only makes a magnificent addition to any office or home decor, but also holds within its threads quite a story about the history and culture of the people who created it. This magnificent antique rug was produced in the mountainous Turkish Kayseri region around the 1920’s.
This region has played host to many different cultures including Romans, Byzantines, and Muslims throughout time. One can see the influence of these many different cultures in the design and use of color in the artistry of the Turkish rugs from the region. This magnificent silk rug is a fine example that reflects the artistic influence, and historical events that were taking place at the time of its creation.
This sumptuous small size rug uses a traditional Persian layout with a central medallion, corner brackets, and main border. It is made from silk that has been spun with gold to give it a lasting brilliance that will immediately give any room a feeling of palatial splendor and refined taste.
The design of the antique silk Turkish Kayseri rug has both horizontal and vertical symmetry that draws the eye to the center medallion. The curvy lines of the main elements of the rug reflect the Persian influence, but one can easily see the influence of Byzantine and Chinese culture in the geometric motifs that are inserted into the layout of the design and in the overall formality of the placement of the design elements.
Antique silk rugs have been prized treasures through the millennia and this remarkable example speaks on its own in terms of its beauty and brilliance. This silk antique Kayseri Turkish rug adds a sense of formality to the room, but is small enough to be used in an endless number of designs.