Afghan Bilcik Turkmen Carpet
Origin: Hand Woven by Afghan Turkomans
Quality: Super fine
Design: Paradise Flower Garden Design..
Size:1.96m x 1.55m (6.5ft x 5.1ft )
100% pure wool
These Turkoman Bilcik carpets are know as the higher quality carpets produced by this group .The knotting is very fine;, the wool is so soft and dense that these carpets feel like velvet to walk on; and the dyes are beautifully saturated and rich to the eye .This particular rug has an unusualhighly sort after size.
History : The history, genealogy, beliefs and way of life of the Turkoman steppe peoples are all of great importance to their woven art.Turkoman weavings, with their distinctive red-brown palette, repeating rows of geometric 'gul'ornamentation, extremely fine major and minor borders, high knot count and strong glossy wool represent a highly complex and historically continuous culture.The study of Turkoman weavings is extensive and important,