Oriental Rugs: Turkish
A reprint of this volume, fourth in the Oriental Rugs series, serves as an introduction to the range of carpets and rugs from Turkey. The history of the region and the art of carpet weaving and knotting are explained and the various types and styles of rug produced are traced by means of the traditions and differing techniques found throughout the Anatolian peninsula.
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19th century Condition Ankara antique Condition appear Armenian Balikesir Bergama blue carpet weaving cartouche Caucasian Central Anatolian century Kd century Material ceyreks cicims colours cotton decorated DOBAG dyes early Eastern Anatolian eight-point stars Erzurum examples field flat-weaves ft ft gable geometric Gordes half of 19th Hereke hooked Islam Istanbul Karapinar Kayseri kilim kilim Age knots per sq Konya kotchak Kula Kum Kapi Kurdish Kurds Ladik main border Malatya Mamluk medallion mihrab Milas mosques motifs Mucur Museum naturally dyed wool nomadic octagonal ornaments Ottoman Ottoman Empire palette patterns Pergamum Persian piece pile polygons prayer carpet Age prayer kilim prayer niche prayer rug primary motif production rhombi Sea of Marmara seccades Selendi Seljuk seventeenth century silk Sivas Small town stripes style stylised Teppiche Transylvanian rugs tribes Turkey Turkish carpets Turkish rugs Turkish weaving Turkoman Turks typical warp western wool woven