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Anatolian 02825

02825

Anatolian

218 x 110 CM from sh.sameyeh Oriental carpet catalogue page No.165

3rd quarter of 20th century

A . peninsula between the black sea and the mediterranean sea constituting

Asiatic Turky or ASIA Minor .

The rug weaving population consists primarily of Turkoman, yuruk and kurdish people.

Armenian and Greek people in Anatolian also wove rugs. All natural dyes are paramount for the carpet to have more than just decorative value. Beyond that, various dyers had varying levels of skill and invested different lengths of time in dyeing the yarns.  The “quality of color”–its radiance and level of nuance within each color–is centrally important.  Certain rare colors such as Tyrian purple, saffron yellow, cochineal rose and greens add to the carpet’s value

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