An antique Ushak Carpet

Size(ft) DEPRECATED: 
11'3" x 13'6"
Size(cm) DEPRECATED: 
138 x 411
Size: 
11'3" x 13'6" - 343cm x 411cm
Period: 
Late 19th century
Price: 
$22,000.
Materials: 
Wool pile, wool warp & weft
Item#: 
16261
Condtion: 
Very Good - minor restorations
Notes: 
The golden saffron color tones very pleasing and enhanced by particularly soft lustrous wool. This beautiful Ushak carpet or Borlou Anatolian designed by all over angular arabesque motives. Ushak rugs have been in production since the 15th century with superb wools and natural dyes. Unlike other Turkish rugs, Ushak rugs influenced after Persian rugs and they woven with Ghiordies knots and all double knotted, their design is feature intricate motifs of vines and leaves and typically based on geometric motifs.