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Antique Oushak/Ushak Carpets - No rhyme or reason for price

Antique rugs from West Anatolia (Turkey)
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TurkoTek Discussion Forum. "The piece directly above measures 9’ 9” X 6’ 6” (297 X 198 cm). It is approximately the size of the second Ushak in Dennis’ exhibition, ARG 31, estimated to have been woven in the 18 century."

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Floor covering handwoven in Kula, a town east of İzmir, in western Turkey. Kula prayer rugs were produced throughout the 19th century and into the 20th and have been favourites among collectors. Usually...

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Kula carpet -- Encyclopedia Britannica

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Christie's Large Medallion Ushak, late 17th century, approx 7' x 13', even low pile, scattered repairs, reweaving, repiling, etc. Est. was for up to $45,500 but it sold for $112,660 (Apr 2013)

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Skokloster Castle history in wiki. The owner died in 1676 and all the contents stayed as they were in sort of cold storage so the textiles (read 'carpets') are unusually well-preserved.

Skokloster Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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My Ushak - border detail

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http://rugrabbit.com/content/peter-pap-anatolian-rugs Ushak Carpet Fragment, Turkey, 17th C (2nd half) Carpets ascribed to the western Anatolian town of Ushak are perhaps the most iconic of classical Ottoman weavings and the most well known variant of these are the so-called ‘medallion Ushaks’, which employ a large format medallion center flanked by corner-pieces composed of quarters of a similar medallion. This piece is a fragment

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1st Dibs 17th c Anatolian Carpet $22k listed May 2016. Looks identical the the one on Rug Rabbit.

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My Ushak - Corner detail

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16th Century Medallion Ushak fragment

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Another Turkotek image of a medallion Ushak: "FIG 124. 1620-1625. D. Mytens. King James I of England. Detail. Knole Sevenoaks, Kent"

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