Tribal and Primitive Decorative Antique Turkish Oushak Rug 47260
Details of red are beautifully balanced against fields of gold in this charming antique Oushak, elevating its foreground as well as its background.
Magnificent Tribal and Primitive Decorative Antique Turkish Oushak Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: Turn of the 20th Century – Turkish carpets and especially antique Turkish Oushak carpets are popular, and are especially hotly sought after by collectors. These exceptional rugs are valued for their distinct aesthetic, which combines tribal and geometric elements with classical notions of design. This particular example beautifully communicates some of the finer points of the Oushak style. For instance, there is very little contrast between the borders and the field – both are rendered in golden tones that beautifully enhance the vibrant red of the detail work. Rectilinear vine scrolls and geometric floral detail elements appear throughout, infusing the carpet with a deep sense of tribal authenticity. Details of red are beautifully balanced against fields of gold in this charming antique Turkish Oushak rug, elevating its foreground as well as its background.