Beautiful and Soft Large Size Antique Turkish Oushak Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: 1920 — Whimsical patterns and light, airy colors define this antique Oushak rug. The viewer is immediately taken on a journey through an almost dessert-hued landscape. From soft, pastel oranges to sweet shades of cream, beige and pink, all aspects of the antique rug are unified in an attractive display of color. Angular, leafy motifs decorate the inside of the largest border encircling the work. Between the framework of this border, at the center of the rug, is a whimsical collection of blooms and petals. These elements seem to be carelessly cast around the beige field, as if done by nature, despite the symmetry present.
The gorgeous antique Turkish Oushak rug was created around the 1920’s. Its delicate pinks, greens and soft yet warm creamy colors have a timeless character that gives it the delicateness of a watercolor painting. The design of the rug is unique and makes the perfect beginning for a modern room design.
Oushak is an area known for high-quality rugs that can last for many decades. The design of this Turkish carpet is an abstract floral for which Oushak weavers are known. The design has a geometric nature that is characteristic of tribal rugs from this region. The artistry of Oushak is the result of several cultural influences, which gives them an almost endless array of patterns and colors.
This beautiful artistry of this piece has been transformed by time to highlight the most basic lines and artistic elements of the piece. The emphasis is on the shapes and forms of the design, rather than the details. This allows you to focus on the overall character of the piece in a way that is simple and uncomplicated. It gives the rug a minimalist character that would make it perfect for a modern design that is based on simple shapes and forms throughout the space. It would make a beautiful base for modern furniture with minimal legs that highlight the flooring.
This luxurious area rug has a simple, tribal feel that would make it an excellent choice in a Boho chic design where it will add a delicate touch to a more vibrant color scheme. It has a soft texture and an aged appearance that gives it an exotic look that it will carry throughout the rest of the room. Designers are now beginning the design process with the perfect rug to set the tone and atmosphere of the design. The delicate, refined character of this rug will be the beginning of a design that has a soft, vintage feel.