Antique Ottoman Embroidery Textile 40548
Featuring a rich olive-green background and all-over pattern worked with metallic filaments, this stately embroidered rug would have certainly met with the approval of the Ottoman court.
Antique Ottoman Embroidery Textile, Woven in: Ottoman Empire, Circa Date: 19th Century – This lovely and traditional antique Oriental rug – an Ottoman embroidery made in the Ottoman Empire some time during the nineteenth century – is truly an achievement in embroidery and textile making. From Anatolia to Persia, it was the Turkish-speaking artisans who traditionally excelled at producing decorative velvets and lampas-style embroidery, such as the metallic, all-over motif used on this piece. Not only is this Ottoman embroidery extremely elegant, the timeless colors and gold accents blend well with modern and classic styles preferred in the West. This antique Ottoman embroidery textile features a beautiful design and traditional composition elevate this magnificent textile to the level of a true textile art piece.