Beautiful Brown Tones Primitive Oriental Vintage Kars Rug from Turkey, Origin: Turkey, Circa date: Vintage – This beautiful vintage rug from Kars Turkey offers earthy browns in a classic style. Rugs from Kars are unique because this area of Turkey was inhabited by many people throughout the centuries. In its early days, it was occupied by Armenians. It has also been a part of the Seljuk Empire, Ottoman Empire, and Russia for a time. Now, many of the rugs are produced by Kurdish tribes who still inhabit the region. These cultural influences give these rugs a unique character that is influenced by many of the cultures and weaving styles in the region, but these styles have merged into one that is unique to rugs in the area.
One of the most prominent features of Kars rugs is the neutral tones and precise geometric elements. Many of these elements were influenced by Caucasian rugs from nearby regions and many of the different cultures that have passed through the area. This is a beautiful piece with an asymmetric design that seems to develop organically along the vertical lines of the rug. It incorporates a formal field design with corners and a central medallion. The artist’s use of angular and flowing curves creates balance and contrast that shows a high level of design skill.
Rugs from Kars tend to be narrow and long, making them perfect for narrow spaces within the home. The neutral tones give it a balanced feel that will complement many of today’s design trends. Browns are becoming increasingly popular as an interior design color. Designers are now combining browns with other colors in ways that add an innovative and fresh look to the space.
You could easily pair this rug with other neutrals, or you could add in a few hints of blue, green, citrus, or spicy reds. This rug is versatile and will allow you to use it in a formal or informal setting as you please. The Shabby Chic feel of the rug adds a rustic quality to the space and a tribal element. It has a primitive feel that reflects the culture and traditions of the people living in the area of Kars, making it a beautiful piece for your collection or interior design.