10 x 15 Vintage Brown Turkish Oushak Rug 77733
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10 x 15 Vintage Brown Turkish Oushak Rug 77733 10 x 15 Vintage Brown Turkish Oushak Rug 77733 10 x 15 Vintage Brown Turkish Oushak Rug 77733 10 x 15 Vintage Brown Turkish Oushak Rug 77733 10 x 15 Vintage Brown Turkish Oushak Rug 77733 10 x 15 Vintage Brown Turkish Oushak Rug 77733 10 x 15 Vintage Brown Turkish Oushak Rug 77733

10 x 15 Vintage Turkish Oushak Rug 77733

Size: 09'06 x 14'07
Main Color: Brown
Age: Vintage
Origin: Turkey
Transaction type: Cr
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10 x 15 Vintage Turkish Oushak Rug 77733

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77733 Vintage Turkish Oushak Rug, 09'06 x 14'07.

Antique-washed Turkish Oushak rugs are a variant of traditional rugs originating from the Oushak region in western Turkey. These rugs undergo a specialized washing process designed to evoke an antique or vintage appearance, softening the colors and imbuing them with a weathered charm reminiscent of aged rugs. This process aims to mimic the natural fading and patina that develops over time, giving the rug a sense of history and character similar to authentic antique pieces. Typically, antique-washed Oushak rugs showcase muted, earthy tones and subtle color variations, further enhancing their vintage allure. These rugs combine the enduring craftsmanship of traditional Turkish rug-making with the nostalgic allure of antique aesthetics, making them highly sought-after options for both classic and contemporary interior settings. 

Embracing the principles of Biophilic Design, this hand-knotted wool vintage Turkish Oushak rug seamlessly integrates natural elements into interior spaces. The rug's intricate geometric pattern, featuring Herati motifs, mirrors the complexity and symmetry found in nature, evoking a sense of harmony and connection with the environment. Against a warm brown backdrop reminiscent of Anatolian landscapes, the rug creates a tranquil atmosphere that invites inhabitants to immerse themselves in the beauty of the outdoors from within the comfort of their home.

Encircling the rug is a repeating Ram's Horn border set against a dark brown background, offering a structured frame that complements the organic flow of the interior space. This border not only provides definition but also serves as a reminder of the rugged terrain and wildlife that characterize Anatolia's natural landscape. Herati motifs, also known as the "fish" or "Mahi" design, typically feature a central rosette or diamond surrounded by curling leaves, often resembling a fish or a turtle. These motifs are commonly found in Persian and Oriental rug designs and are believed to symbolize water, fertility, and the cycle of life. The central rosette represents a flower or a pool of water, while the curling leaves symbolize fish or aquatic life. Overall, Herati motifs are associated with prosperity, abundance, and the interconnectedness of life. The earth-tone colors woven into the rug further enhance its Biophilic appeal, echoing the hues of soil, foliage, and wood, while the nature-inspired design infuses the space with a sense of vitality and connection to the natural world.

With its Biophilic elements and timeless Anatolian charm, this vintage Oushak rug serves as more than just a floor covering; it becomes a focal point that bridges the gap between indoor and outdoor environments. By bringing elements of nature into the home, the rug creates a serene and nurturing atmosphere that promotes well-being and comfort. As inhabitants walk across its surface, they are reminded of the enduring beauty of the natural world, fostering a deeper appreciation for the wonders of Anatolia's landscapes and the principles of Biophilic Design.

  • Rendered in variegated shades of brown, camel, coffee, taupe, sienna, rust, and burnt ochre with other neutral colors.
  • Abrash. Antique Wash.
  • Hand knotted wool.
  • Made in Turkey.
  • Measures: 09'06 x 14'07.
  • Date: 1940s. Mid-20th Century.