This Flatweave kilim from Black Sea region of Turkey is made with pure organic hemp.
This is a collage of several pieces stitched together with wide stitching and backed in a heavy duty canvas in slate gray.
The colors in this piece are creamy off white and stripes in black in varying depths. It has colored symbols in a few places in light pale indigo blue. These were done originally to distinguish between each other’s grain sacks. There are also handmade patches and hand sewn patches in several places.
Pure hemp is cool and soft to the touch and Circa 1970’s
Actual size is 8’11” x 12’2”
It has been professionally washed, blocked, starched and restored.
Condition: immaculately clean; ends and sides bound securely.
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*Part of the beauty of these pieces is in their authenticity. They are not perfect in their shape or edges. They often have patches done by the weavers which we leave as it adds to the story of the rug. Some of them have apricot stains as they were often used to carry the fruit from orchard to home.This look is not for everybody. It will appeal to people who appreciate imperfection or wabi sabi...