Large Antique Turkish Ghiordes Carpet 48247
Size: 10 ft 9 in x 14 ft 10 in (3.28 m x 4.52 m)Print
Possessed by a quality that simultaneously communicates age, sophistication and a mystery of technique, this antique Ghiordes rug exemplifies an important style of Turkish rug making.
Breathtaking and Extremely Unique Large Size Antique Turkish Ghiordes Carpet, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: Turn of the Twentieth Century – The breathtaking and quite fascinating this large antique carpet simultaneously communicates age, sophistication and a mystery of technique, this antique Ghiordes rug exemplifies an important style of Turkish rug making. Characterized by a color pallet that consists primarily of soft blue, red orange and ivory, this antique Turkish carpet boasts portions that are high contrast, as well as portions that are more softly complementary to one another. Outer borders, one of the red-orange tone and another of ivory, surround the perimeter of the primary border, a cornflower blue band decorated with lovely floral details. A narrower pair of inner borders follow, after which the ivory field unfolds, with a lovely allover pattern. The narrow red-orange vine scrolls that occur throughout unify the scattering of floral details, and also brighten the ivory beneath. Beautifully woven and exciting, this large antique Turkish Ghiordes carpet is an intriguing and lovely example.