Region of Origin
- Open, spacious, and minimal Chinese Peking influences, featuring designs and symbols derived from Buddhism and Taoism, such as the lotus flower, tree, birds, and Chinese characters
- A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
- Ornate quarter medallions corners
- A result of gentle wear over time, a cross-hatched fade pattern produces a soft, distressed effect that mutes the color palette
Demirci is one of the most well known handmade carpet production centers in Turkey with a distinctive coarse knot that is woven on a cotton foundation, depicting simple Persian motifs.
Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply. A cotton foundation is also a popular choice, used to tie the wool knots onto. Cotton is rigid and strong, providing a firm foundation that stands the test of time.