Rare Antique Sampler Oushak from 17th Century

This Oushak is a very beautiful example of the masterful Turkish classical weaving. These “sampler” rugs were used to show potential customers the many patterns and motifs available to them. In their time in ancient Turkey, these rugs were called wagirehs. These sampler oushak rugs, wagirehs, are extremely rare and unique in their design. Made from hand-knotted natural wool.

4’8″ x 8’9″