Magnificent And Extremely Artistic Small Size Vintage Turkish Hereke Silk Prayer Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: Mid – 20th Century – This striking vintage Turkish Hereke Silk Prayer rug is a work of exquisite elegance. Despite its small size, this beautiful vintage Turkish rug embodies all the grace, charm, beauty and fascination of refined royalty. The ornate, lacy Persian garous design featured in the field of this magnificent silk Prayer rug creates a neutral veil over the rich burgundy tone of the background. This beautiful design boasts pastel hints of coral and green are interspersed as fanciful embellishments to complete the stunning artistry.
The opulent extravagance of this silk carpet is created by a wide bordering frame. The beautiful border of this breathtaking small size rug features symmetrical and proportionally positioned design elements and just enough artistic variation for a subtle note of intrigue. Three long burgundy rectangles with triangular edges encase the kufic writing design. Swirling designs of flowers and vines in light shades of green and coral occupy the rest of the encompassing border. These vine scroll elements are actually replicated in a slightly different array within the central rectangle. This somewhat mirroring affect creates a wonderful sense of symmetry, continuity and balance.
Much of the inherent majesty of the design featured in this small scatter size vintage Turkish Hereke silk Prayer rug is created by the central field design. One of the more beautiful aspects of this vintage rug are the free flowing twisting and spiraling ribbons, star shapes and small floral decals.
The mysterious magnificence of this antique Oriental carpet creates a truly authentic display of artistic finesse and expertise. This beautiful small scatter size vintage Turkish Hereke silk Prayer rug is sure to add an opulent and fascinating allure to any home’s interior space.