Region of Origin
- Lined with three geometrically stylized Anatolian medallions
- A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
- Triangular amulet design—believed to protect against evil spirits and bad luck
- A bold set of ram’s horns represents strength and bravery
- A simple, but classic design—zig-zag patterns represent water as a vital element in life
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. This wool pile is woven onto a cotton foundation, another popular choice in rug design. The cotton used is rigid, strong, and provides a sturdy foundation that’s designed to last a lifetime—or ten.