3' x 6'2" (91cm x 188cm) Turkey, Central Anatolia: Mid-20th Century Knotted pile: angora
A lovely old tribal rug from Central Turkey, woven with the lustrous hair of the Angora goat, also known as mohair, dip dyed in saffron yellow. A row of red and green knots is an unusual feature. Such rugs were used as beds, blankets and wall covers to provide warmth and comfort in village homes.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean
Best suited to low traffic as it is a soft weaving