Beautiful Small Geometric Antique Yastic Turkish Rug 48620, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: 19th Century – This small tribal Turkish rug from the 19th century is a wonder of color and design. This rug is what is called a Yastic rug, which are some of the most collectible rugs from Turkey. These antique rugs are known for their magnificent primitive approach their designs and this piece is no exception. The tribal geometric design on this antique Turkish Yastic rug is one that demands attention.
This small scatter size rug has a wide range of jewel tone colors, from red to blues to charcoal… making it a warmly hued piece. Though this Yastic rug is over 100 years old, its colors are still vibrant and happy. In addition, the geometric elements that make up the border as well as its center are still incredibly and crisply delineated. The center design, in particular, is beautiful, offering perfectly distributed colors that keep the rug balanced. With tightly woven borders, it is a miniature painting that has all of the tribal feeling ot hat great 19th century rugs from Turkey should have.
Antique Turkish Yastic rugs of this design caliber are quite rare. This is, without hesitation, a magnificent piece and exemplifies what a true work of textile art, from 19th century Turkey, should look like. With its primitive designs and its stunning colors, a rug like this one can be the crown jewel of any serious textile art collection.