Oversize Vintage Oushak Rug - D1111 - Lavender Oriental Carpets View Rug - Lavender Oriental Carpets
Oversize Vintage Oushak Rug
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D1111 - Oversize Vintage Oushak Rug

14ft 07in X 26ft

Oushak Collection One Of a Kind

Circa: 1960

A recreation of a classic antique Oushak rug using the finest of material and hand woven by true craftsmen. Oushak's are known for their soft palettes combined with eccentric drawing. Oushak in western Turkey has the longest continuous rug weaving history, stretching back at least to the mid-fifteenth century. It has always been oriented commercially, supplying rugs and carpets, from scatters up to enormous mansion sizes, to both the Turkish/Ottoman domestic markets and to exports into Britain, and America. The best-known family portrait of George Washington has an Oushak beneath the Founder and his family. Doesn’t get more esteemed than that. Of course, the carpets have constantly changed as tastes, trends, styles, and markets evolved. In the late 19th/early 20th centuries, Persian or Persianate patterns were adopted, and dimensions mutated into Western room sizes.

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