Beautiful Tribal Antique Shabby Chic Turkish Ladik Prayer Design Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: Eighteenth Century – The antique tribal Turkish Ladik rugs are known for their gorgeous vibrant color and primitive, tribal rug designs. These magnificent antique Turkish rugs have a unique charm that makes them perfect for a range of contemporary decor styles. This one features a design known as a Mihrab and holds a special place in the history of the people who created it. This more vibrant, colorful piece was created around middle part of the 19th century.
The global market has fallen in love with these antique rugs for their charming tribal designs and use of more saturated colors. One of the unique features of these village made area rugs is that they combine ancient tribal symbols with formal elements.
The Mihrab is a representation of the prayer niches found in mosques. These highly ornate architectural features are used in daily prayer by those of the Muslim faith. These Islamic prayer rugs are substituted when one cannot find a mosque in the local area. Many of the smaller size area rugs were used in the home, but this one is of a size that it could easily be rolled up and taken along in your travels. This is a custom that has been practiced for many centuries.
The tribal elements of this aged shabby chic rug along with its beautiful colors make it perfect for creating a Boho Chic sanctuary. It is an inspiring piece that could serve as the foundation for a vibrant and energetic room design. The motifs in the design are well spaced, and the background is not as dense as with many other tribal styles. Many times, tribal rugs have a spontaneous quality with the background densely filled with smaller motifs. This one appears to have a more carefully planned open design and shows the skill of experienced eye that put it all together.
The placement of the colors and the craftsmanship displayed in this tribal antique Turkish Ladik prayer rug show a level of artistry and skill that you often do not find in village carpets. This is a beautiful piece that will allow you to create an inspiring room design. It is small enough to be used as an accent piece, or as part of a layered carpet look. You could also hang it on the wall as a tapestry.
If you are looking to buy a facinating area rug for your home, this beautiful small antique Turkish Ladik prayer design rug would make a great option. It is filled with colors that will bring a light and airy feel to the room and is also perfect for creating a delightful and colorful room design.