Antique Turkish Yuruk Prayer Rug 2794
A striking contrast of burnt sienna and magenta plays with
Antique Turkish Yuruk Prayer Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa date: Late 19th Century – Generally, antique Turkish rugs are some of the more endearingly popular of all antique Oriental rugs, prized for their noteworthy craftsmanship and classical aesthetics. Detail work in traditional Turkish carpets often consists of regionally significant designs and symbols, rendered in a meticulous, flowing manner. Pallets are generally more muted and earth tone-focused. A striking contrast of burnt sienna and magenta plays with the sea-foam green lying beneath the mihrab in this fascinating and fetching antique Turkish rug. A wonderfully representative piece, this small rug informs us of the aesthetic values held most closely by the society from which it emerged, making it an important cultural talisman.