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Hereke Turkish Rug 45255

Size: 4 ft x 5 ft 5 in (1.22 m x 1.65 m)
Origin: Turkish Rugs

Woven in a luxurious pictorial format seen in many traditional hunting carpets, this Turkish rug from Herekeh features a splendid depiction of a heated polo match.

Hereke Rug, Turkey, Contemporary – This stunning Turkish rug from Herekeh features a vivid and highly detailed depiction of a traditional polo match rendered in a fluid, carefree style. The historic sport of polo has been played by tribesmen, military personnel and nobility for millennia. Over the years, polo has been featured in Safavid art and literature as well as cultural works created in the surrounding areas. This unique sports rug features an iconic scene rendered in a regal hunting rug composition with a lush landscaped background and vibrant borders filled with decorative trees, floral motifs and a variety of game animals and predators. Regal guardbands decorated with bird-flanked palmettes and vibrant colors complement the snow white field of this exceptional Herekeh polo rug.

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