This traditional flat woven Turkish Kilim Rug has been made in a village in the environs of a town called Esme, in Turkey's Western Usak Province - this piece is woven in the flat slit-weave technique. Pretty rug with prayer design Mihrab with tree of life design in pinks and faded reds with accents of purple. This unique little Kelim rug from Turkey is an authentic vintage piece circa 1960s and measures approx 86cm wide by 108cm long - woven in wool.
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.