Antique Legends is a breathtaking collection of Axminster rugs with a vintage finish. Styling is based on some of Karastan’s…and the worlds…most legendary antique carpet designs, yet the interpretation is fresh and the colors are perfect for today’s eclectic interiors. Karastan designers, utilizing multiple shades of a color within the design motifs, painstakingly recreate the abrash or stria effect often found in aged vegetable dyes. After weaving, Antique Legends rugs are given a special antique wash to further harmonize the colors with a rich vintage patina. Our striking Oushak pattern was inspired by an early 20th century carpet woven in western Turkey and features an enlarged palmette trellis field design surrounded by a rosette border. It has been specifically designed to coordinate with Antique Legends pattern 2200-202 Bakhtiyari and is equally compatible with our Samovar pattern 900-901 Persian Vase.