Fine Ziegler & Co. Usak Rug Oriental Carpets are very important when it comes to the heritage of Turkish inhabitants. Each carpet from this era reflects the values of the time period in which they were woven. The weaving techniques, dyes used, and patterns incorporated all have their own time stamp attributed to them. These lighter colors will bring vibrancy and life to your home. These Ziegler and Co. Uasak carpets are rare and unique treasures that are sought after by collectors worldwide Ziegler & Company perfected the color matching of rugs as art on the floor rug to fit any decorator’s palette needs. This is a prime example.
These extremely rare design concepts on this Ziegler & Company Usak Rug continued through the 17th and 18th centuries evolving in drawing and weave. The Turkish community revered carpet weaving as one of the highest forms of art. The court weavers of that time had tremendous resources at their disposal. What came forth were designs of the utmost beauty and magnificence that would reflect the power and refinement of the Ottoman Empire.
Turkish design traditions held that all designs were endless in the eyes of God, It was believed an artist’s work was capturing only a small portion of the complicated designs. The vast beauty of these carpets was appreciated by the rulers of the East and even more so by the noble and aristocratic classes of Europe. Beginning in the early 16th century, Oushak Medallion carpets were featured in European portraits to signify the wealth, stature and taste.