Kilim vintage Turkish Sumak rug. 60-70 years old – handwoven with 100% wool. A stunning piece with a centralised panel full of beautiful tribal designs. Natural vegetable and plant dyes are used on this piece to give it its unique colouring that cannot be replicated on modern pieces. All framed in a traditional intricate motif border and finished off with a clean delicate fringe. A true piece of Turkish art.
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 – 196cms x 126cms / 6′ 4″ x 4′ 1″.