Region of Origin
- A central medallion centerpiece design appropriated from 15th century Persian manuscript covers, now a mainstay of carpet weaving
- A universal design feature of rugs, floral motifs appear in a variety of stylized forms from natural, abstract, to geometric
- Ornate quarter medallions corners
- A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
Kayseri is an important rug production center in central Anatolia. Generally, Kayseri rugs feature finely-knotted Persian or geometric motifs.
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.