Large Square Antique Turkish Oushak Rug 47585
Featuring angular lines of motion, this large and square size Oushak rug combines strong and stark elements with a creamy background, almost as if depicting parchment that contains gorgeous calligraphy. Standing out against the warm beige tones is a blushing shade of sandy pink, which creates subtle points of contrast between the various shapes and border elements. Linear border sections lead to a large and spacious center, where the attractive field of flowers of this Turkish rug captivates the viewer’s attention. The perennials are arranged in a beautiful series of rows, creating a skillful balance between symmetrical and asymmetrical elements in this decorative Turkish Oushak antique rug.
Beautiful Large and Decorative Antique Square Size Turkish Oushak Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: 1900 – This fascinating antique Turkish Oushak rug was created sometime around the year 1900 using neutral tones and a delicate yet tribal floral design that give it a unique character in the world of antique carpets. Several elements make this beautiful and sift antique Turkish rug stand out as unique. The first is the use of gentle neutral and decorative rug color tones that highlight its connection to the natural world.
This rare square size carpet embodies the idea of a beautiful garden that is surrounded by water and earth. The water is represented by the lines within the borders of the rug. It is symbolic of the combination of earth and water to create life. The border of this beautiful large size rug is proportioned in a way that it is in scale with the floral designs throughout the field of the Turkish Oushak.
Design elements are arranged in neat rows vertically, but not necessarily in perfect horizontal lines. This gives the impression of a field of flowers that was planted by human hands. In this way the artist who drafted the design of this decorative Oushak carpet embodies the influence of the human touch on the natural world. The flowers themselves are either peonies or lotus flowers, which are meant to bring good fortune and abundance to the owner of the antique Turkish rug.
The tone on tone colors of this large square antique Turkish Oushak rug would make subtle, yet elegant addition to any space. It would make an excellent piece to serve as the foundation of a dining room or living room design that uses larger pieces of furniture. The design of the antique Oushak rug is versatile and would complement themes from traditional to modern.