Region of Origin
- Lined with geometrically stylized Anatolian medallions
- A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
- Triangular amulet design—believed to protect against evil spirits and bad luck
- Geometric designs feature angular edges and shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
- A handsome, hand-braided fringe woven from threads of the loom
Malatya, found in central Anatolia, is known for its coarsely knotted rugs and geometric designs woven by Kurdish tribes.
Wool is the most widely used fiber in Turkish rug design. Not only is it plentiful in supply, it’s durable, long-lasting, and incredibly plush—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on.