Authentic village made Turkish Kilim Prayer Rug from the environs of a town called Esme, in Turkey's Western Usak Province - this piece features lots of purples and reds and has the typical directional prayer niche with a tree of life design running through its centre. This unique Kelim rug from Turkey measures approx 112cm wide by 168cm long and is approximately 40 or so years of age.
The Usak region of Turkey has been famous for many years for its kilim weaving traditions and they still make new rugs in this region. Kilim Rugs from Esme normally have geometric or striped patterns with hand-spun wool and are renowned for their Mihrab, geometric designs and beautiful colours. These older, original pieces are popular as they have so much individuality.