Vintage Kilim Carpet, Turkey, Mid 20th Century — This vintage Turkish carpet boasts stunning detail, bold, rich use of color, and a fascinating pattern, all of which imbue this artful antique with a sense of modern elegance. Midcentury sophistication and traditional symbolism form a unique and striking piece. Bold, rich crimson forms the base of the rug. A pattern characterized by minute detail and lush multihued brilliance dominates the carpet. Upon close inspection, the minute pattern proves to be a repetition the traditional scorpion motif, rendered in many colors throughout the work. A traditional signifier of protection and strength, the weaving of such a multitude of this protective symbol is particularly significant in a work intended for the home. Lovely, rich in color, and utterly striking, this sophisticated carpet makes a bold and adventurous artistic statement.