Circa: 1950 – 1960
Size: 55″ X 42″ – / 140 cm X 107 cm /
ANATOLIAN Turkmen tribal loop knotted tulu rug. Fine high altitude wool mixed with angora. Made in two pieces and joined together. Some colors are not natural dyes and that is why partly faded because of daylight. Ivory, yellow, deep dark red colors are probably natural since they did not fade like other ones. Such rugs mostly come from Karapinar area of Konya province. They are called “Chekme” or “Cheki” tulu rugs and used mostly as wall decoration. This one type in which supplementary wefts do not encircle warps, but are only interlaced and pulled from the front of the carpet to create a long looped pile. Short pile ones are created by looping over a wood rod. Later the wood rod is pulled to create the pile. Fairly in good condition.
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