340 cm x 147 cm
Patterned Kurd Kilim, dark blue with stripes
|Place of origin|
|Size||340 cm x 147 cm (= 5.0 qm)|
|Material||Weft (tuft): wool|
|Year of manufacture||1970|
Place of origin
Bright colors and simple patterns: this is what kilims are known for. Kilims (also Gelim) have traditionally been produced for personal use only. Nomads and farmers used and continue to use their kilims as rugs on the ground, as well as tent or wall hangings, blankets, cushions or bags. Because kilims were constant companions in everyday life, their patterns, however naive they may seem, always carry a personal message and meaning for the weavers and their families.
In Europe, kilims from Turkey, the Caucasus region, Iran, Afghanistan and the Turkmen cultural area are particularly well-known and popular. In fact, in all countries where rugs are knotted, rugs are also hand-woven. This kilim has been woven by Kurds.
The straight stripes of this Kurd Kilim organize and structure the pattern.
br /> The repeating elements in the center field of this Kurd Kilim rug have no specific center (so-called repeating pattern). The repeating pattern has a calming but not boring effect. Rugs with repeating patterns are also called patterned.
The edge of this rug is decorated with a hint of border.
The background of this Kurd Kilim is dark blue. The border features beige, dark blue and dark red.
This Kurd Kilim has had admirers before you. It was hand woven about 1970. We have cleaned it thoroughly and restored it lovingly. Therefore it is in very good condition despite its age.
The pile of this Kurd Kilim has been hand-knotted from high-quality virgin wool. Virgin wool is obtained through the gentle shearing of sheep. Virgin wool is a sustainable, natural raw material with a number of impressive properties; due to the wool's natural fat content, the surface repels water droplets and is thus naturally impervious to dirt. Wool also offers excellent thermal insulation, has a regulating effect on living climate and muffles sound.