Checkerboard “Tulu”

3'1" x 5'1" (94cm x 155cm)
Turkey, Central Anatolia: Mid-20th Century
Wool pile on wool foundation: wool
Small, Shag
A lovely old village rug from Central Turkey, woven in the shaggy “tulu” tradition, featuring the simple and timeless checkerboard pattern, rendered in natural brown and ivory. Note how the weaver decided to change the scale shortly after she started weaving.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean