Handmade Carpet Floral Vintage Rugs, Cream Hereke Turkish Rug, Pure Silk Living Room Room Rugs

Handmade Carpet Floral Vintage Rugs, Cream Hereke Turkish Rug, Pure Silk Living Room Room Rugs

Handmade Carpet Floral Vintage Rugs, Cream Hereke Turkish Rug, Pure Silk Living Room Room Rugs

£23,000.00
Now £16,100.00
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About this item

Vintage Turkish rugs are considered by many to be some of the most beautiful handmade carpets in the world. This elegant rug has a very nice palette of colours such as rust, light blue, navy, beige, gold and pink. The manufacturing of these masterpieces luxury rugs began late the 19th century. This carpet was woven in Asian Anatolia, Turkey in the historic city of Hereke. In the mid-19th century, Sultan Abdul Majid proclaimed Hereke to be the royal weaving village. The silk rugs were woven there were considered the finest in the world. All examples used select Borsa silk which is the finest quality carpet silk. The Sultan required that all of the silk rugs woven in Hereke had to be signed with the name Hereke. These carpets were regularly woven for the aristocracy in Europe, Asia, and The Middle East. The design of this rug is unique because it is an interpretation of the famous 17th-century Mughal carpet from India. The Mughal carpet was exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum and was illustrated in the book called Flowers Under Foot, published by the Museum. The carpet has 1200 knots per square inch, and the entire field is woven of silver/metallic thread. The signature (see detail photos) is written in the ottoman script and says Uze Ipek, which was the premier workshops in Hereke during the 1980s. elegant colours and elaborate patterns tempt carpet aficionados and collectors, who rarely can resist their beauty. The vivacity of colour and stunning design make this antique Turkish rug a real treat for the eyes. The elegance of the pattern is further highlighted by a beautiful colour palette, which complements it perfectly.
Handmade Carpet Floral Vintage Rugs, Cream Hereke Turkish Rug, Pure Silk Living Room Room Rugs.

Dimensions

W220.0 x D325.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Excellent

Date of manufacture

1990s

Place of origin

Turkey

Period

Late 20th Century

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VAT status

Seller is VAT registered

SKU

89383688
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