77259 Tree of life design vintage Hereke Turkish prayer rug, Garden of Paradise tapestry wall hanging. This hand knotted silk vintage Turkish Hereke prayer rug displays a tree of life design and Ottoman style. Showcasing a directional prayer rug layout with a mihrab ogival niche also referred to as Sultan's head, this silk Hereke rug is designed to impress. The tree of life extends from the bottom to the top of the mihrab with long extending branches surrounded with a dense millefleur pattern and exotic birds on a creamy backdrop. On the bottom left, a small city is nestled in the corner. On the bottom right, a gazelle leaps across two ducks swimming in a pond at the base of the tree trunk. It is enclosed with a complementary border composed of exotic birds, dense foliage, and lush flowers. This silk Hereke prayer rug is a masterpiece of Turkish weaving. With its commitment to tradition and heart full of whimsy, this vintage Turkish Hereke can enliven nearly any opulent period-interior with color and vitality. Well-suited for Arabian, Islamic, Louis XIV, Louis XI, Louis XV, Rococo, Chippendale, Regal, Aubusson, Baroque, Renaissance, Old World, Traditional, European, and Savonnerie inspired interiors with Gobelins or Beauvais style. Whether in a formal setting with elaborate furnishings or in an Ottoman style interior, this silk Islamic Art wall hanging will bring vibrant life where it is displayed. Rendered in variegated shades of cerulean, beige, champagne, sky blue, tan, ecru, taupe, celadon, brown, brick red, wine, ruby red, gray, peach, rose, and avocado with other accent colors. Abrash. Hand knotted silk on silk. Made in Turkey. Measures: 03'07 x 06'02.