Region of Origin
- A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
- Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
Avanos, in central Anatolia, is famous for its handicrafts, including rugs and pottery. Rugs from Avanos often feature geometricized floral motifs and scalloped-edge fields.
Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply.