Oushak Rug 6.2x9.7 1940s Turkey Wool Oushak is a town in west central Anatolia. Since the fifteenth century Oushak (Ushak) has been the most famous and important rug producing center of Turkey. Particularly well known are the early antique pieces known by their pattern such as "Large Medallion Ushak", "Star Ushak" and "Small medallion Ushak". They frequently appeared in sixteenth and seventeenth century European paintings. There is a group of paintings depicting King Henry VIII of England and family members standing on several different well known types of Oushak. From the late eighteenth and through the twentieth century it became an important center for production of carpets for export to the West. The rugs from the late nineteenth and early twentieth century are highly favored for their decorative appeal with their soft palette, excellent color combinations and informal drawing.Domestic: Flat-rate of $50.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from New York
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