Large Antique Arts and crafts Turkish Oushak Rug 49144
With plenty of angular motions present throughout, the weaver of this magnificent antique Turkish Oushak rug is able to convey a sense of motion as well as grounding, which provides viewers with plenty of points of interest to track and enjoy. A rich and vibrant color palette defines the landscape of this beautiful antique Turkish rug. The brilliant instances of tangerine, yellow and red stand out against the cool gray background of this artistic arts and crafts design rug. The frame surrounding the heart of the highly decorative rug is the most attention-grabbing in its color intensity, and it creates a perfect degree of contrast with the heart of the antique rug, which features a much lighter palette for the viewer to enjoy.
Beautiful Large Antique Arts and crafts Turkish Oushak Rug 49144 Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – Antique Turkish Oushak rugs are a delight for collectors and designers. Their range of colors and traditional designs creates many possibilities in the room. This gorgeous antique Oushak carpet is the perfect example of the artistry and excellence in design that made this city one of the most prominent carpet weaving centers in the history of the world.
Oushak is located in western Anatolia, and its antique rugs often draw from both Turkish and Persian rug design ideologies. The result is a unique use of color and pattern that is found in no other group of carpets in the world. This antique Turkish rug from Oushak is the perfect example of the fusion of local design styles to create a spectacular and unique piece.
Throughout the antique Arts and Crafts carpet, you will find traditional motifs that are found in tribal carpets. For instance, you can find the hyacinth, cloud band, and a lotus or peony design. It is connected through a latticework that is angular and geometric, as one would expect to find in traditional Turkish carpets.
The wide range of colors in the carpet make it versatile and will make it stand out as a central piece to draw the eye. Of particular interest is the background color used in this carpet. It has a whiter appearance than many carpets from the area, rather than the typical ivory color that one usually finds. This adds to the light and airy feeling of the carpet. It highlights the vivid colors in the field and makes them stand out even more. It also creates a more dramatic contrast to the fiery reds and oranges of the background.
This is a spectacular large antique Arts and crafts Turkish Oushak rug that will add a splendid splash of color to any space. This brilliant color would make it the perfect piece for a Boho chic or tribal-inspired design, where its vibrancy will be allowed to shine. It has a formal quality and symmetry in the design that would allow it to complement a more formal or traditional space, too. The entire carpet has an Arts and Crafts feel, making it the perfect piece for a historical or vintage-inspired design. This is a versatile piece that displays a spectacular use of color and artistic skill.