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Rare Cypress Tree Antique Ushak rug

Circa 1880
216 x 144 cm 7’1” x 4’8”
£4,250
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A beautiful pale and rare antique Ushak rug in good original condition.  Woven with a rare large Cypress tree design in the centre and rustic early dyes.  More often Ushak or (Oushak’s) were woven in larger sizes and in often in warmer colours.  As this rug is from the late 19th century the dyes have faded exquisitely, muted red tones, greens and gold dyes.  A wonderful collectable antique Ushak rug over 140 years old.

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The weave on Oushak rugs is generally rather coarse using bigger knotting than Persian rugs, as the wool is extremely soft the pile height is medium high on this rug.  A wonderful decorative antique rug ideal for many rooms. Oushak rugs or Ushak depending on the spelling preference, were woven in Western Anatolia which was one of the largest rug production areas since the Ottoman Empire.  Their designs tend to be more open than Persian rugs and soft dyes are not uncommon.  Often younger Ushaks or Oushaks will be bright rich red in colour and use bolder geometric designs.

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