This kilim from Black Sea region of Turkey is made with pure organic hemp..it is 7 pieces sewn together with a hemp rope stitch. It has vertical-lines in black-brown goat hair and pale yellow and a few ties that represent wishes of the weaver.... it has several handmade patches and fish designs embroidered on top...
Pure hemp is cool to the touch and underfoot and is a great choice in warmer climates.
Actual size is 6’9” ’ x 8’
It has been professionally washed, blocked, starched and restored.
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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 grain sacks originally used to carry the fruit from orchard to home. This look is not for everybody. It will appeal to people who appreciate authenticity, imperfection or wabi sabi...