Turkish Kilim (Kelim) Rug from Denizli - an authentic nomadic rug which is flat woven using the slit-weave technique. You will see that this kilim has no borders and a strong bold design in bright colours. This unique Kelim rug from Turkey is a semi-antique piece circa 1960s and measures approx 62cm wide by 119cm long - handwoven in wool.
This piece was woven in the environs of a town called Denizli, in Turkey's Western Usak Province. Denizli is a City in the high country between the Aegean and Mediterranean regions of western of Turkey - these Kilims are woven by Turkmen Yoruk tribes - the descendants of the Turkic tribes that settled in Anatolia hundreds of years ago. Apart from Kilim weaving, Denizli is also famous for its hammam towel production.