"Tulu"

(DK-109-46)
5' x 8'5" (150cm x 253cm)
Turkey, Central Anatolia: Mid-20th Century
Knotted pile: wool
$2,350 (Available)
Categories
Medium, Shag, Plain & Simple
Description
This type of unadorned, thick piled rug is locally referred to as a "shepherd's tulu", a simple bedding rug used in a humble household. The word "tulu" means hairy in Turkish, describing the long and thick pile.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean