Antique large rug No. 71104 Oushak, antique Turkey 460 x 350 cm
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||460 x 350 cm
||floral and geometric / allover
||ochre / rosť
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool
This Oushak has some thinner areas but is otherwise in very good condition.
More about the provenance Oushak, antique | Turkey
Oushak is located in Western Anatolia (Turkey). It has an old and famous carpet tradition. Oushak belongs to the pioneer cities of the Oriental rug. There are pieces from the 16th century in Turkish museums on display. In the 17th century Oushaks have been made in high quantities for the Christian churches, and court dynasties of Europe. great artists of that time immortalized Oushak rugs in their paintings and by this contributed to the history of the hand made Oriental rug. Some Oushak designs which had the yellow Arabasque design on red ground were named after painters like Hans Holbein and Lorenzo Lotto. Oushak is a provenance of unique history and significance.