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Vintage Alara Kilim, 1950s (260cm x 176cm)


An original Vintage Kilim rug, hand-woven in Alara, Turkey c. 1950s.

This Kilim rug was woven approximately 60 years ago by Antalya Nomadic women in Alara, Turkey. Alara is situated on the southwestern Turquoise coast and looks out over the Mediterranean sea. In Turkish weaving culture, horizontal stripes denote water. The choice of design on this runner symbolises the great importance of the sea for those living in Alara.

The rich colours in this Kilim will add great character to your home and will brighten any room.

This rug was sourced by Issy and has been professionally cleaned and repaired.

Material: 100% pure sheep’s wool on cotton. 100% natural dyes.
Dimensions: 260cm x 176cm.
Period: c. 1950. Semi-antique.
Origin: Alara, Turkey.

Dry Clean Only

Please note: As a vintage rug, slight ‘imperfections’, wear and potentially some reparations might be evident. These add character, individuality and charm to the piece.

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