Beautiful Room Size Vintage Turkish Kilim Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century – The simple, yet bold design of this Turkish kilim rug gives it a playful and vibrant quality that pairs well with mid-20th-century designs. The colors are bright, and it will add a delightful touch of color to any room.
In keeping with traditional designs of Turkish rugs, the motifs of the vintage rug are large in scale and angular. Through the years, the traditional designs changed due to the preferences of the market. This carpet has an abstract quality that is in alignment with mid-20th-century modern interior design trends.
Other than outlining and simple shading, the shapes are relatively simple and plain in their execution. They are almost abstracted to the point of being lost in some cases. The emphasis is on the contours of the design elements, rather than the fine details. This gives the flat weave rug an modern abstract quality where the designs are easier to see from a distance. This abstract quality makes it the perfect addition to a mid-20th-century collection where it would feel right at home with Eames Era or Mission designs that are based on modern lines.
The floral patterns and vibrant colors of this carpet soften harsh angles, it and could be used to soften a more dramatic architectural style. The scale of the motifs makes it work well in a larger area where it will define the space of an open plan design or loft. It will add warmth and coziness to an otherwise angular and geometric interior design.
The Kilim rug is based on traditional Turkish artistic concepts but carried out in a way that makes it suitable for any modern interior. It will create a focal point in the room by adding a splash of color to a Scandinavian modern, industrial or minimalist design. It is the perfect piece for any mid 20th century collection.