Region of Origin
- A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
- The central design is bookended by banner skirt panels
- A modern carpet-weaving mainstay, this medallion centerpiece design was inspired by 15th-century Persian manuscript covers
- A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
- The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
- Directional design or color gradients with purposeful asymmetry and movement
Taspinar, in south central Anatolia, is known for high-quality wool rugs with Anatolian motifs that feature elongated hexagonal medallions with stepped edges and geometric floral details.
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.