Contemporary Indigo Blue Hallway Rug - Usak / Turkey

$480.00Price

Usak Carpet - Turkey

Age: New

100% HANDMADE

Size:1.84 X .59 ( 6ft x 1.9ft)

Natural dyes

Usak,a historic city in Western Analolia, is also the name given to a group of carpets that were extremely famous as Ottoman palace or court carpets from the 15th - 16th C onwards.Wonderfully precious and highly studied examples of Usak carpets can be found in the Turkish and Islamis Arts Museum in Istanbul.The most well known of this group are the " Medallion Ushaks"and whilst they resemble Persian bookbinding's and carpets with their full medallions in the centre and quarter-medallions in the corners, there are number of differences.These principally are rows of medallions staggered on the bias forming an infinitely repeating pattern with split-leaf arabesques, vine scrolls, and floral motifs whose execution sometimes approaches the naturalistic.The ground fiels colous are typically red or dark blue, though white is known to occur on rarer occasions.Cloud bands designs, palmettes, and plant motifs are typical in the borders.

These uniquely designed carpets are now being reproduced by various carpet weaving centres, using strong glossy wools , natural dyes and large soft naturalistic patterening.Modern Usak carpets represent a group of carpets that are proving to be very popular in todays markets .

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''My kilims arrived yesterday ...and to say I love them would be an understatement !! I absolutely adore them both and am so thrilled.They are so much more stunning in the flesh and they look perfect in situ.

 I just think it’s incredible that I’m bringing kilim beauties home to Australia from your onlineshop in Goreme that I visited 3 years ago!! I love it!! Thank you.Thank you.For it all Ruth. Amazing!

              I look forward to the next round. ''  

                      - Pen Thomson, Australia 

 

 

 

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