Diamonds "Tulu"

4'2" x 5' (127cm x 152cm)
Turkey, Central Anatolia: Mid-20th Century
Knotted pile: wool
An old village rug from Central Turkey, woven in the shaggy "tulu" tradition - the word means hairy in Turkish, describing a simple, coarsely woven rug, made to provide warmth and comfort for the weaver’s family.

Unusual design and color palette, further enhanced by the dramatic color shift at the bottom.

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