Vintage Grain sack - Goddess design


Origin :Malatya / Turkey

Age : Vintage 60 yrs

Size 1..50 x 1.19m ( 5 ft x 3.11ft)

Natural Dyes

100% handwoven

Perfect for the floor or as a wall hanging or over a cheat or small table .Chuval is the name given to a nomadic grain sack . This piece would have been made for a young womans marriage dowry and used to store grain or other household items inside of her tent .Malatya is a town in the east of Turkey with a large population of Kurds as the use of the brilliant colours with the natural undyed sheeps wool is an indication of its nomadic kurdish origin .Its very unusual to have the design just in the centre and in a sumak woven relief technique.

What People Say - 


Fabulous Collection

One of the most fascinating,entertaining and educational carpet experiences I've ever had.Ruth has a fabulous collection of rugs and kilims and it's clear that she loves them all. She knows the story behind each one and enthusiastically shares the background about the weaver and the meaning of the work.

Ruth is very welcoming and there was never any pressure to buy.

I did take home a couple of lovely pieces and I will definitely return.  I highly recommend her shop ! 

- Laura F. Nov 2017.”​


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