Magnificently Tribal and Primitive Antique Flat Weave Turkish Kilim, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Turkish Rugs, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – This magnificent tribal antique Turkish Kilim reflects its ancient roots and centuries of tradition. This highly artistic antique flat weave rug uses a simple color palette of earthy reds, blues, brown and ivory blended in a way that gives it a sense of calmness and serenity.
The symmetry of the antique Turkish rug develops from the use of an ancient tribal that forms the organizational element of the design. The edge designs serve to draw the eye towards the central focal point and are also stylized representations of a symbol that represents cleanliness or purity. These tribal antique rug design symbols differed according to region and time period, but their inclusion connects the antique rug to the ancient traditions of the people who created it.
Each antique Kilim rug tells the story through symbols and color that gives the piece special meaning for those who know how to speak its language. The motifs on the antique tribal Turkish Kilim are not rendered in such way that they are perfect, giving it a hand-drawn quality. You can clearly see the hands of the rug artist who created it. Although the overall design of the antique tribal rug has symmetry, individual elements of the rug do not. This shows the individual artistic choice of the creator of the Turkish kilim and the deliberate intention to convey a specific meaning.
This tribal antique kilim has an organic quality and would work well in a number of designs that include elements of the natural world. The connection of the weaver of the rug to the earth is evident in the color choice and use of traditional symbols to tell a story. This tribal design antique flat weave Turkish kilim would make a beautiful addition to any traditional, modern, Scandinavian, or minimalist interior design.