Hereke -  Silk Carpet

Hereke - Silk Carpet

$2,200.00Price

HEREKE CARPET- Turkey 

100% Pure Silk

Age: New

Size 2.98 x 1.97

100% handknotted and handmade.

About 60 km east of Istanbul lies the Turkish town of Hereke, probably the best known centre for the production of both wool and silk carpets. Hereke carpets with their sophisticated colour palette, intricate patterns and faultless workmanship have the reputation for being some of the finest workshop style carpets in the world. Originally produced for the Sultans of the Ottoman empire, Hereke carpet workshops were first estabilished by Sultan Abdul Mecid in 1891 to weave carpets of the highest quality for the palace only.

 Designs from the 16thC of natural bouqets, detailed florals and filigree-like patterns are both beautiful and traditional. Green is a very unusual colour to find in this typwe of carpet making this one particularly special. 

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 What People

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''My kilims arrived yesterday ...and to say I love them would be an understatement !! I absolutely adore them both and am so thrilled.They are so much more stunning in the flesh and they look perfect in situ.

 I just think it’s incredible that I’m bringing kilim beauties home to Australia from your online shop

in Goreme that I visited 3 years ago!!

I love it!! Thank you.Thank you. For it all Ruth. Amazing!

              I look forward to the next round. ''  

                      

- Pen Thomson, Australia 

 

 

 

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