Fun and Whimsical Modern Underwater Turkish Seahorse Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: Late 21st Century / Modern Rug – This underwater scene beautifully woven modern rug is quite the decorative Turkish modern carpet. Featuring a compelling and highly unusual composition, this Turkish rug is a beautiful example of the imagination and creativity that is still an important part of rug making. Created in Turkey, this modern underwater Seahorse rug showcases a stunning seahorse motif set in a contemporary composition that includes graceful sea grass fronds set over an obscure ebony-colored field. The regal seahorse motif features a beautifully detailed body with articulated curves, flourishing fins, detailed shading and precise anatomical proportions. Throughout history, the majestic seahorse has been an important symbolic emblem that represents generosity, protection and strength. The beautifully detailed seahorse features a stately triad of neutral ecru paired with warm brick red and cool ultramarine blue. The graceful fronds of sea grass feature subtle shaded details that are offset beautifully by the ebony-colored field. A lovely example, this modern Turkish carpet is an exciting and imaginative composition that speaks to the artistic possibilities inherent in rug weaving.