Rare Artistic tribal Design and Ivory Color Background Antique Turkish Tuduc Hunting Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Turkish Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – Antique rugs that depict daily life hold a special place, both historically, and to add character to the room. This beautiful antique Turkish Tuduc rug pictures a hunting scene where human hunters on horseback pursue efforts to conquer their prey. Its use of color and design reflect the primitive tribal origins of the antique Turkish rug and a sense of tradition.
Several features stand out about this antique animal design rug that give a clue to the story that it tells. First off, the light blue color border of the room size rug contains elements that appear to be garden gates, suggesting that the hunting is taking place within the confines of a private estate.
Secondly, the people on horseback are disproportionately small in comparison to the animals that are taking down the prey. One will notice a number of different animals that are present within the hunting grounds. One will also notice that some of the hunters appear to be sidesaddle instead of astride their horses. Throughout the antique Turkish Tuduc hunting rug are ancient symbols, such as the lotus, which symbolizes rebirth and immortality in some cultures.
The Turkish Tuduc rug is symmetrical vertically, but uses a repeating pattern when mine moves up the design horizontally. This hunting scene rug is directional, as all of the people on horseback are oriented to create a definitive top and bottom to the Turkish rug.
This delightful hunting scene sparks the imagination and will be certain to be the topic of conversation in any room decor where it serves as the central design focus. This antique Turkish Tuduc hunting rug holds a special place as a work of art and as a piece that reflects times past.