What is a Vintage Carpet? ‘Vintage’ is the modern synonym for ‘semi-antique’, a term which seems to have gone out of fashion. Vintage carpets are those which have been previously owned, maintained with value and care for and are not presently in production. We can say, antique carpets are those at least a century old and modern carpets are those from the last two decades or so, vintage carpets are anything in between. What are Contemporary Vintage Carpets? The word ‘Contemporary’ literally means ‘modern’ or ‘now’. So, how does a vintage rug become contemporary? The answer is, when a vintage
Turkey has presented the world with a huge supply of Antique & Vintage Oushak Rugs. Turkey has a rich history in the art of rug weaving. After Persia (Iran), Turkey has the most diverse, beautiful and artistic Antique & Vintage Rugs. There are a variety of styles like Oushak Rugs, Kars Rugs, Sivas Rugs, Kilim Rugs, Yastik Rugs, Overdyed Patchwork rugs etc which contribute to Turkish rug (also known as Anatolian Rug)collection. But, among the variety of styles, Oushak rugs has been the most popular. It is also one of the top most popular rug styles among all style rugs
Turkey is an Eurasian country with the Black sea in the north and the Mediterranean sea in the south. The history of permanent human civilization in Turkey goes way back. Throughout time Turkey has developed and enriched its culture along with agricultural and industrial development. The weaving of rugs in Turkey can be dated back to 7000 BC. Throughout history, with the ups and downs of war, there have been significant changes in the art of weaving rugs. The combination of traditional design and influence of other culture like Persian and Caucasian has presented the world with some masterpiece arts.