Fun Turtle Design Modern Turkish Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: Early 21st Century / Modern Rug – Here is an exciting and compelling modern contemporary rug – a runner rug woven in Turkey during the early years of the twenty-first century. Featuring a wonderfully imaginative composition, this modern carpet is an excellent example of the creativity and imagination inherent in the rug making process. This beautifully executed corridor carpet from Turkey features a duo of stylized sea turtles set over an intricately patterned background of lozenge-shaped tiles rendered in a chic combination of warm Mediterranean colors. The lavish sea turtles, the gentle, long-lived giants of the sea, feature an elegant variety of decorations, including cabochons with concentric embellishments and beaded outlines comprised of carefully detailed roundels. Minor borders rendered in mustard yellow and outlined with detailed guard bands create a subtle frame that supports the regal composition. This contemporary Turkish rug is rendered in a formal style that possesses an air of artistry and classicism that is elegant and timeless. Beautifully woven and imaginative, this modern Turkish carpet is a unique and compelling example of a modern carpet.