Originating in the small town of Oushak in west-central Anatolia, these rugs were highly favored by the Ottoman Empire. Oushak rugs are one of the most significant styles of Turkish rugs and are known for their beautiful antique look. They are usually designed with motifs consisting of flowers, tendrils, or even geometric shape designs. Larger medallions complement the more intricate designs, creating perfect harmony. Colors are stunningly balanced with warm and cool tones, completing the rug.
Oushak rugs originated in the small town of Oushak in west central Anatolia. Oushak has been a production center of Turkish rugs since the 15th century. Since then, the most famous manufacturers of ottoman times has worked in Oushak. A special heirloom wash produces the subtle color variations that give rugs their distinctive antique look.