Antique Anatolian Turkish rug. This antique Makri (Megri) tribal rug features twin elongated rectangular panels each inset with four radiating medallions sit on deep red and blue field. Both panels end with unique prayer niches and scattered motifs. This piece offers saturated colors on areas of soft wool with original turquoise selvage (sides).
Age: Circa 1850-1875
Origin: Anatolian (Turkey)
Style: Makri (Megri)
Dimensions:4'2" x 5'5"
Condition: Good condition. Full pile on edges, even wear to center. Slight loss to star motif ends.
Color Palette:10 colors - Red, blue, green, brown, mustard yellow, ivory
Composition: 100% wool
Reference: Our example differs from published pieces. See Sotheby's New York 2008 carpets, Lot 107: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.107.html/2008/carpets-n08503
One of a kind antique rug, handwoven and handknotted.
Carefully cleaned by hand using our proprietary technique with organic and natural supplies.