Antique Turkish Kilim Area Rug
Antique Turkish Kilim area
rug, rectangular, in very good
condition with no wear. Please
look at all the photo's to see the
condition, woven method, and
colors. Please see photo's.
Told by antique dealer the carpet
was Turkish made between the
1940's to the 1950's, due to the
method that it was handwoven
and dyed wool colors.
He said each wool striped row
was individually hand dyed with
natural pigments, creating the
natural shade variations
between the stripe colors.
Enough wool was hand dyed to
create just one row. The colored
strips were then woven together
creating this gorgeous hand made
striped wool carpet as well as the
Due to the warm wool the carpet
had many uses. It may have doubled
as a wool blanket or even hung over
a door or window to keep the cold out.
103" long including fringe or
87" long no fringe x 60" wide
8' feet 7" inches long including
fringe x 5' feet wide