Tribal 'Tulu ' Rug - Konya / Turkey
Nomadic Tulu ( sleeping blanket ) Konya/ Turkey
Size: .95 x .66m ( 3.1 ft x 2.1ft )
Pure wool /100% handmade
Age : Vintage 40 + yrs
This beautiful Tulu rug has a very small format and the arched design in the centre indicates in was used for 'prayer rather than as a sleeping rug. This nomadic rug was made for a young turkish girls marriage dowry using mohair wool spun from her own goats and dyed using dyes that she had available to her at the time .
Overall the pile is high a small area of lower pile indicating wear