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Oushak Rugs

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Oushak Rugs

OUSHAK RUGS     Oushak area rugs are the most valuable rugs of Turkey together with Hereke rugs. Oushak rugs have a history dating back to 14th century. Oushak carpets were very valuable luxury items imported to Europe by European merchants for centuries. They were sold to wealthiest bourgeois and royal families in Europe. Oushak area rugs are made wool on wool and they are made in any sizes, they even have sizes to fullfill a whole palace room. Mostly used colors are light brown, beige, cinnamon, blue and red. Medallion design and outspread flower designs are common on Oushak  area rugs.

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