Oleg Maslov

Consigned, Hand Made Vintage Turkish Anatolian Rug 2.8'x4.7', 1970

Antique Turkish Anatolian rug in original condition. The rug has traditional Anatolian design with the large diamond shapped medallion in the center in white color. Background color devided in two ( abrash) navy blue and geayish shade. Geometric design with red stars and tribal ornaments decorating the rug all over. The condition is original with full pile, no holes or discoloration.In 1272, the Venetian merchant traveler and explorer Marco Polo was the first Europeno holes or discoloration.In 1272, the Venetian merchant traveler and explorer Marco Polo was the first European writer to mention Anatolian carpets, specifically mentioning the "Beautiful rugs of Konya and Karaman".Most pile rugs from Anatolia utilize the symmetrical ghiordes double knot or "Turkish knot". Each knot is made on two warps. With this form of knotting, each end of the pile thread is wrapped all the way around the two warps, pulled down and cut, creating a stronger rug than the much more typical asymmetrical single knot senneh or "Persian knot".Rugs have been woven in Anatolia since before the 13th century. Carpets derive their names from the localities in which they are produced, tribal groups they are associated with, as well as from the techniques of their manufacture, the characteristic patterns of their ornamentation, the layout of the design and the intention of their use.-condition: original good,-circa: 1970,-size: 2.8' x 4.7' ( 87cm x 145cm ),-material: wool,-country of origin: Turkey,-style: Anatolian,-background colors: red, white, navy blue, grayish shade. read more