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Vintage Turkish Kilim | Flatweave
Double-sided, yatak kilim, which can be split to form a double-width kilim, or stuffed to create a sleeping pad or duvet cover.
Kilims are perhaps best described as the folk art of Turkey. The symbols and motifs used in weaving kilims are common amongst most weavers, but each tribal or regional group has their own way of interpreting those symbols. While many kilims are woven today for the commercial market, the same is not true of older kilim pieces. Until about 1975, the rug world was just not interested in kilims. Times have certainly changed! Kilims have made their way into the decor of the world, from palaces in the French countryside to the mountains of Colorado.
We are happy to provide an in-depth history of the origins and design elements utilized in any Rug & Relic kilim. Should you want to know more about a particular piece, please email us, using the Request More Information button, below.
Please note: we highly recommend purchasing Rug & Relic padding to hold your kilim in place. While quite durable, flat weaves are also prone to sliding, especially on hardwood floors or tile.