Old Turkish Milas Rug 4.1x5.11ft
1950s vintage Turkish Milas Rug. Wool on wool. 100% root dyed and Kirman(hand spun) wool. There is plenty of writing on this rug lots of information what makes it even more special. The letters in Turkish say "BU ÇiÇEK (this is a flower) HALI (carpet) BU EV (this is home). UM ÖS (should be the shortened name of the bride and the groom) 1955 (the year it's made) STÖ (we haven't figured out these initials yet but working on it
*Our products are hand woven %100 Wool on Wool or Wool on Cotton unless otherwise specified (hemp goat hair camel hair)
All naturally dyed with roots and other plants unless otherwise specified(artificial dyes).
Dimensions: 4.1ft x 5.11ft
Origin: Milas Turkey
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**Information about Milas Rugs
*Milas region and the Türkmen tradition
Milas is one of the regions in Turkey whose inhabitants kept their Türkmen heritage in its liveliest (the term Türkmen is often used in Turkey to denote ties to the former semi-nomadic lifestyle). As aside clothing and traditions this heritage also includes the art of carpet weaving. It is generally admitted that a distinctive breed of Milas rugs came into existence in the 16th century starting with the "seccade" prayer rugs which are smaller in dimension. By the 18th century and the 19th century two types of Milas rugs traditional (or classical) and baroque could be distinguished on the basis of their colors and designs.