Stunning Tribal Prayer Design Antique Turkish Karapinar Kilim, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa date: 1900 – Karapinar is a district in the central Anatolian region of Turkey. The antique Turkish rugs from this region are known for their beautiful, primitive geometric shapes and home-crafted quality. These artistic antique rugs are loved for their distinctive tribal feel. This one was created around the turn of the 20th century, and you can almost see the women weaving on primitive carpet looms amidst the harsh landscape that they called home.
The name Karapinar means “black spring” and refers to the volcanic field and many coal mines that are in the area. It is a harsh, rugged landscape, and these durable area rugs served an important utilitarian function. They are rugged and durable, but there is no denying the unique artistry and beauty of the simple designs.
Many of the symbols used in these antique Turkish Karapinar rugs have special meaning to those who know how to interpret them. This one has a spontaneous feel and a design that seems to evolve as the story unfolds. These Turkish rugs are a personal piece of art and a unique piece of self-expression of the weaver.
This antique kilim rug has an organic feel and would be the perfect piece for a Boho Chic, nature-inspired design, Eco-Chic-themed room, or modern Nordic design. You could easily see it in a room of large-scale plant material, basketry, and other items that reflect the natural world. It could also be used to add contrast to an ultra-modern design. It is a smaller size rug and could be used as an accent piece or to add depth to a layered rug over carpet interior design look.
Wherever you decide to use it, it will bring charm and a unique character to the space. You could use the color palette of this artistic Islamic Prayer design rug to inspire a vibrant design. Designers often choose the rug to create the theme of the room and then layer the furniture and accessories into the space using the rug as inspiration. The geometric feel and brilliant colors of this rug will be the start of a room that you will not ever want to leave.