A Brief History of Antique Turkish Rugs

A tradition of weaving rugs and carpets has been developed in the areas where the climate was not too welcoming and enforced a wandering way of life. Nomadic tribes needed something to cover a tent floor with and to sleep on, which would at the same time be easily transportable. That’s how a rug was born. Anatolia, a cradle of what we know as present day Turkey, used to be a gathering point for numerous Asian roving tribes.

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