Authentic Antique Hand knotted wool Turkish Oushak Village Made c1800’s Retail $25,000 Rare Natural Dyes of Saffron, Turmeric and indigo. *Any plant yielding blue dye once was considered a valuable commodity. It is possible that the rarity of blue color sources is the reason for this rugs value. Until the Industrial Revolution, all dyes used to color fabric, skin, or any other decoration came from some natural source. Dyes or pigments came from plants, minerals, metal salts, or some combination of those.
Antique Turkish Oushak