Semi-Antique Yuruk Mut - Kelim - 307 cm - 183 cm

Description
Semi-Antique Yuruk Mut - Kelim - 307 cm - 183 cm
Wool on wool - Turkey - Early 20th century

* Turkish Kilim Rug from Mut region

* This type of Mut Kilim usually have bold diamond-shaped medallions with soft colours of cream, soft reds, browns, soft oranges, greens, yellows and terracottas with a pastel background which is often un-dyed grey and brown wool.

* Flatweave wool kilim using zilli technique weft wrapping, measuring approx 183 x 307 cm, 5,61m2

* Turkish Mut Kilims were originally made by the migratory Taurus Yoruks who were of Central Asian Turkic origin. Today the Yoruks lead a semi-nomadic way of life in the southern Taurus mountain region of Anatolia, moving between summer and winter pastures where they set up their encampments (Yayla).

* Mut Kilims are not generally woven for export but are woven for the own use of the weaver.

* We are always looking out for pieces with predominantly soft coloured cream backgrounds as they seem to be popular and look really good with contemporary decor.

* Our Mut Kilim all semi-antique pieces ranging from 60 to 80 years of age.

* Handwoven by the nomads of this area.

* Very rich in motifs and colors.

* 100% wollen. Handwoven.

* In very good condition

Lot details
Nr of items
1
Model
Semi-Antique Yuruk Mut
Object
Kelim
Length
307 cm
Width
183 cm
Material
Wool on wool
Country of Origin
Turkey
Manufacturing period
Early 20th century
Condition
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
Yes
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