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Antique Oushak Turkish Carpet
Catalog#: 42054
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Rugs & Tapestries
SubType: Rugs
Origin: Persia/Middle East
Era: 20th Century
Height: 132 inches
Height Note: 11ft
Width: 124 inches
Width Note: 10ft 4in
Price: $22,000
Antique Oushak / Ushak Turkish Rug, late nineteenth century - This richly decorative antique Oushak has a powerful allover design of staggered terracotta and ivory medallions repeating across a warm, sandy ground. Though large and closely spaced, the medallions are rendered as crisply geometric openwork forms, allowing the ground to show through, and imparting a more spacious quality to the entire composition. The delicate border of rosettes nicely contrasts the larger scale of the field design, but retaining the same coloration for balance and overall unity.

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