Vintage Turkish Nomad Kilim - Bright + bold + Boho
Vintage Turkish Barak Kilim
- Size: 2.64 x 1.51 (8.6ft x 4.9ft )
- Age: 40 yrs
- 100% handmade
- Excellent condition
The central Mediterranean city of Antalya was founded in the Hellenistic period, around 150 BCE, by Attalos II, king of Pergamon, though these days it is most famous for its ’beautiful beaches and resorts..Surrounded by the vast Toros mountains its weaving history was largely that of the ‘Yoruks ‘or nomads who predominately wove kilims and textured ‘cicim kilims for their every day use in tents, or as bags for transport as well as for a young womens’ marriage dowry.
Their compositions are very distinctive with either a large central medallion or repeating serrated medallions that are genera