Decorative Turkish Sumak rug. Vintage 60 to 70 years old, handwoven with 100% naturally dyed wool using vegetables and plants – a truly stunning example of Anatolian craftsmanship. This wonderful Soumak is full of both traditional tribal designs and colours. A symmetrical centralised panel with intricate designs framed in a motif border finsihed off with a delicate and clean fringe. This piece is in excellent condition and would brighten up any room in your home with an affordable price tag.
Soumak rug making techniques have been around for almost 500 years. The process used to make these traditonal rugs is a similar technique to how tapestry is woven and leave no pilling like normal area rugs.
All of our Kilims, Cicims/jijims and Sumaks/Soumak are authentic Turkish pieces that are sourced from villages and towns around the country. Kilims, Cicms and Sumaks are traditional Turkish rug making at its historical best. We have a gallery and shops in the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul and we have a vast selection of unique, traditional, authentic, old and new Turkish Kilims, Ccims/jijims and Soumaks/Sumaks to fit any price range and design. So please come and visit us when you are in our historical city.
Dimensions – 197cms x 126 cms / 6′ 5″ x 4′ 1″.