Modern Oushak / Country of Origin: Turkey / Circa Date: Modern – Oushak rugs are a real treat. Whether you prefer a classic antique or something modern, they have a distinctive look that is unique and easily recognizable. This gorgeous, earthy modern rug is steeped with tradition, but it has a modern look that is perfect for contemporary interiors.
Oushak has a tradition of weaving rugs that are highly collectible and that transform interiors with their classic designs and beautiful colors. Oushak rugs often have a formal design, but their abstraction of formal Turkish motifs also gives them a distinctive tribal quality. Today, the Oushak weavers continue their tradition of creating high-quality rugs for contemporary interiors.
This beautiful modern Oushak rug has the essence of a traditional Oushak medallion design. It was created using softened colors and bold motifs that give it a tribal flavor. The neutral, natural colors of the rug are the perfect complement to today’s interiors that reflect the organic world in their colors and materials. This year’s color trends include golden yellows, grays, and sky blues. This rug complement’s these colors beautifully to create a look that is soft and composed.
This gorgeous rug has a tribal feel that would create the perfect Boho chic sanctuary. The artist used a weaving technique called crosshatching that allows the colors to blend and shift naturally. This technique softens harsh lines and gives the design depth. It creates a blending of the colors that give it texture and allows for subtle shading across the piece.
This piece would add a touch of gentle color to a room of neutral grays, browns, rusts. It makes an excellent addition to a Swedish modern or minimalist room, and it is the perfect match to natural woods, leathers, basketry, pottery, or plants. One of the qualities of Oushak rugs that have made them so popular throughout the centuries is their versatility. They work well in both formal and casual spaces.