Vintage Konya Kilim
Origin :Konya / Turkey
Size: 1.35 x 95m or 4.4ft x 3.1 ft
Age Vintage 70 yrs
Pure handspun wool
This beautiful graphically designed Konya kilim is so easy to live with and would be a highlight in any room as a floor piece or a wall hanging. The colors are beautifully toned, harmonious and unusual and very easy on the eye. Konya as a group include many kilim and cicim weavings from surrounding villages and also include examples woven by nomads for a young womans marriage dowry.These kilims/cicims are prized for their luxurious wool and beautiful colors, with older pieces characterized by restrained color combinations and use of earth tones (soft yellow, terracotta and browns)They also feature a medium weave with geometrical and hexagonal tribal motifs that are either arranged in neat rows or staggered throughout the field.These medallions symboliseluck, abundance and prosperity.