Vintage Taspinar Dowry Rug / Turkey
Vintage Taspinar Village Rug / Turkey
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Size: 1.13m x .52m ( 3.7 ft x 1.7ft )
Age : Vintage 50 yrs
100% handmade + Pure wool
This beautiful carpet was made for a young turkish village girls marriage dowry. These small rugs are some of our most popular items as they can be used anywhere in your house as front door rugs or beside the bed or as a gorgeous accent piece in a smaller room.
The Turkish village of Taspınar (Stone Spring) is considered among the important weaving centers of Cappadocia. Here in the homes, carpets are hand knotted with high quality, careful medium quality knotting and clear natural colours. Typical for Taspinar carpets are bold almost oval medllions with either a floral or geometrical double prayer medallions. The varied inner patterns are often with earring or 'amulet' motifs in the corners, which reflect the weavers earlier nomadic origins The colous are dominated by warm red and indigo blue tones.