Large Square Antique Turkish Oushak Carpet 45112
This marvelous antique Turkish rug from Oushak features a stunning low-contrast repeating pattern comprised of decorative lozenges with strong angular lines.
Very large and Square Antique Turkish Oushak Carpet, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa date: Early 20th Century – Impressive in its style and scale, this magnificent antique Oushak rug features a sophisticated repeating pattern rendered in a superb combination of low-contrast earth-tone browns that are set over a luxurious manila-colored field. The grand composition depicts columns of composite lozenges that are decorated with symbolic latch-hook extensions, divided Goz motifs and traditional Turkish symbols. The complex repeating pattern incorporates an assortment of angular variations on the familiar lozenge figure. In the traditional Turkish style, the broad borders showcase a variety of angular floral motifs and stylized vine scrolls. Slanted floral sprays juxtaposed against grand rosettes punctuate the broad main borders and contrast the intricately patterned guard bands and zigzagging running-water motifs that frame the luxurious field. This sophisticated antique rug combines age-old Anatolian patterns with an elegant low-contrast color palette.