An AFYON KILIM ANT-104

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An AFYON KILIM ANT-104


Price: 860.00

Ref: ANT-104

Afyon ( Opium ) in Central Anatolia used to go by the name Afyonkarahisar "the Dark Opium Castle"; pharmaceutical cultivation still takes place there . It is also famous for the clotted cream produced by the cattle that live on the harvested poppy plants.
People say that most things about Afyon are a little odd , and this may explian this unusual mid to late 20thC weaving.
Woven in medium to fine wool on cotton warps the Kilim has a boarder on just one edge.
The field is decorated in an overall elibelinde design

Brown Grey and burnt Ginger .

293 x 148 cm