Region of Origin
- A geometric, stylized arch that symbolizes a gateway to paradise
- Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
- Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
- Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
Adana is a town of south central Anatolia. It serves as a trading center for diverse rugs from the region and it is known for its multipanel kilims.
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.