South West Anatolia, Denizli Province Çal Yastik

Second half 19th century South West Anatolia, Denizli Province Çal Yastik

In the brown-red field, a central diamond outlined in hooks and with short poles attached to its four points is surrounded by six large rosettes. Similar rosettes are found in Caucasian Talish rugs. Hooked triangles accentuate the corners, and the narrow green elems show a design of octagonal leaves. – Slight signs of age and wear, damaged edges.Size 63 x 103 cm

Literature:
MOREHOUSE, BRIAN, Yastiks. Cushion Covers and Storage Bags of Anatolia. Philadelphia 1996, no. 14

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