Breathtaking And Highly Artistic Oversized Antique Arts and Crafts Turkish Oushak Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: 1910 – This lovely Oversized antique Turkish Oushak rug is a bright and delightfully decorative carpet. The striking soft coral background color is accented with delicate aubergine egg plan purples, light sea foam blues, subtle greens and ivory.
The first impression of this Turkish rug is that of a symmetrical approach to the design. But once looks closer, the patterns is given just a hint of fanciful playfulness by the irregularity of the white connecting lines and well as other smaller patterns that break up the symmetry. This adds such a wonderful almost folk art feel to the overall artistic impact.
The central field of this oversized rug is adorned with an allover design of large scale light sea foam blue colored palmettes. These beautifully rendered large scale design elements are what the piece its exciting and majestic arts and crafts look and feel. The light green outline of these large scale palmettes adds a fascinating complexity and point to the fact the weaver had placed such high importance event on the smallest of details.
The rustically primitive border design of this sensational arts and crafts Turkish Oushak rug creates a beautiful frame around the core of this breathtaking piece. Happy yellows with aubergine egg plan are used in thick, twisting vine patterns that taper off in a slight curl to create an intriguing illusion of nature.
Here, in the border, the colors are inverted. The border’s palmettes are featured in the vivid coral color of the central background while the border’s background is rendered in the same light blue sea foam color of the field’s palmettes. This color contrast creates such a wonderful feeling of completeness and balance that could not have been rendered any better. It is the perfect way to frame and compliment the beauty of this highly decorative rug.
This exquisite arts and crafts Turkish Oushak rug is cloaked in mystery and exotic warmth. It will brighten up and complete any interior design with a splash of joyful exuberance.