Vintage Taspinar Main Room Carpet -Turkey

$2,350.00Price

Vintage Taspinar Village Rug / Turkey

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Size: 2.53 x 1.74m (8.3 ft x 5.8ft )

Age : Vintage 50-60 yrs

100% handmade + Pure wool

Excellent condition

This beautiful carpet was made for a young turkish village girls marriage dowry in the Turkish village of Taspınar (Stone Spring).Taspinar  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.

Young women are now attending high school and university so the tradition of carpet making has slowly stopped in the last 10-15 yrs making old Taspinar carpets increasingly valuable.  

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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