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
- A central medallion centerpiece design appropriated from 15th century Persian manuscript covers, now a mainstay of carpet weaving
- Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
- A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
Pure wool Yagcibedir rugs, produced in mountain villages of northwestern Turkey, are known for their quality, geometric motifs, and distinct red and dark blue color palettes.
Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply.