Antique 18th Century Turkish Smyrna Oushak Rug 47436
Beautiful Antique Turkish Smyrna Oushak Rug, Country Of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: 18th century – Through the skillful use of fiery colors, this 18th century Turkish Smyrna Oushak rug conveys a unique sense of presence and warmth. All of the elements in this early rug come together in both contrasting and complementing ways. The artist behind this rug, draws attention to each individual motif by allowing the vibrant colors to stand against each other. Warm reds work with cool blues to convey a sense of motion and depth. At the core of this beautiful 18th century antique Turkish rug, are several blossoms surrounded by sage green vines and stems, which move with graceful purpose as they fill the negative space of the background. An historical artifact in its own right, this antique Oushak rug is as beautiful and decorative today as it was when it was first woven, over 200 years ago!