1960s Turkish Oushak Runner - 3'3" x11'2" - Nalbandian - red/ruby/orange/blue/ivory
1960s Turkish Oushak runner handwoven of wool with a pictorial design in orange, red, blue, and ivory. The Anatolian plateau is where the weaving of oriental carpets originated. Rich in tradition and pride, each of the villages of the area produced a certain design and colors that the neighbors rarely copied. These Antiques were largely illustrated in historical European painting. Their bold geometrical designs and soft colors made them favorites of interior designers.