Modern Oushak / Country of Origin: Turkey / Circa Date: Modern – This magnificent modern Oushak runner rug is created using traditions that go back hundreds of years. Oushak is a traditional carpet weaving center that dates back to the 15th and 16th centuries, where they created pieced that were admired by kings and noblemen. The court weavers of the Ottoman Empire created spectacular carpets that graced the floors of palaces and estates. Now, the Oushak weavers bring to you a collection of Modern Oushak Rugs that reflects the traditions of the past but in a way that is fresh and modern.
This gorgeous piece has oversized traditional Oushak motifs that give it a tribal feel. The colors are earthy and would go well in a room of neutral furniture and accessories. The artist used deep, cider space, cayenne, yellow ochre, red pepper, and a range of grays and browns to create a piece that is inspired by nature. It is a gorgeous piece that is the perfect addition to a long space where you want to create a feeling that is organic and cozy.
The rug uses gentle shifts in the colors to soften the look of the piece and to bring a grounded and balanced feel to the space. The Oushak weavers have a reputation for creating carpets that are soft and durable. They are also known for creating rugs that seem to have a glow, and that reflects the light in the room, making it lighter and giving it a more airy feel. This piece has a glow that it will carry into the rest of the room, only without being too overbearing.
This modern rug will blend in with a more contemporary room design, or it could be used to give the room a more updated and modern look. It demonstrates the design skills of the Oushak artisans and their ability to bring traditional designs into contemporary spaces. This is a gorgeous piece for a modern home or office.