This cute traditional flat woven Turkish Kilim Rug has been made in a village near the town of Esme, in Turkey's Western Usak Province - this piece is woven in the flat slit-weave technique. Featuring a simple tree of life design and an unusual colour combination of soft grey, red and purples. This unique little Kelim rug from Turkey is an authentic vintage piece circa 1960s and measures approx 79cm wide by 133cm long - woven in wool on wool. This gorgeous piece of folk art would look lovely as a rug on the floor or on the wall.
The Usak region of Turkey has been famous for many years for its flat woven rugs and its folk art kilim weaving traditions and they still make new rugs in this region. Kilim Rugs from Esme normally have geometric or striped patterns using 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.