Region of Origin
- A modern carpet-weaving mainstay, this medallion centerpiece design was inspired by 15th-century Persian manuscript covers
- A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
- Twin pendants flank a central medallion
- The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
- A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
- A fairly popular motif—warriors or hunters on horseback depict the skill of noble huntsmen
Kula, in western Turkey, is known for its tribal and geometric rug designs.
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.