Breathtaking Light Blue Angora Oushak Rug 49111, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – One look at this spectacular piece, and you know that there is something special about it. The vibrancy of the colors and classic design are what have made Oushak rugs a standard in elegant interior designs for centuries. The unique tribal character of this Oushak rug is what led to their popularity since the times of the American Revolution.
Historically, Oushak rugs have found their way into the homes of statesmen and political figures, and they continue to add their charm to contemporary designs, too. This carpet stands out as special among Oushak carpets for several reasons. First, it strays from traditional color patterns, using intense, saturated colors on a vibrant blue background. However, the most significant want that it stands out is in its material.
This carpet is made from the wool of the angora goat. This type of goat was used to create exceptionally strong and colorful weaving materials. It is stronger than sheep’s wool and has a luminous glow. It accepts dyes readily and allows the production of a brilliant color palette. The fibers are long and exceptionally strong. As such, these carpets have traditionally been considered to be extremely valuable.
Angora is a material that is rare in the world of carpets. The nature of the material allows the production of highly detailed designs. You are encouraged to look closely at the motifs in this all-over design. The level of intricacy is breathtaking. This is a rare antique rug because of its unusual material and exceptional use of color. Angora has a sheen that will catch the light in the room and enhance the natural light. This is an exceptionally rare Oushak carpet.