Region of Origin
- A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
- Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
- A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
Aksaray is a town of central Anatolia that has a vibrant rug industry. It is the home to some of the most skilled rug repair craftsmen in Turkey.
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.