Region of Origin
- A prominent, oversized medallion anchors the motif to a center focal point from which the design blooms out and is balanced by complementary design elements
- The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
- A geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, yet artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
- Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
- Just like a modern-day barber's pole, this pattern features alternating slanted stripes
Taspinar, in south central Anatolia, is known for high-quality wool rugs with Anatolian motifs that feature elongated hexagonal medallions with stepped edges and geometric floral details.
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.