Large West Anatolian "Zili"

(DK-122-19)
7'6" x 10'8" (229cm x 325cm)
Turkey, Western Anatolia: Late 20th Century
Flat-weave (kilim), "zili" brocading technique: wool, cotton
A tribal flat-weave from Western Turkey, woven in the intricate "zili” brocading technique, featuring a simple design of multicolored concentric diamonds. The lively color palette has mellowed nicely with age. This is a particularly nice example of the type in relatively large format.

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