Nomaden Teppich, Zürich. Vintage kilim, Kelim aus Fethiye, Turkey

Vintage Kilim

Rare and large marriage kilim from South West Anatolia


This large kilim was woven by nomads in the Fethiye region. Wonderful drawing with a real tribal feel. Çiçim embroidery and metal bound thread. These special kilims were used to carry the bride's dowry gifts in the wedding procession on a camel or horse from her village to that of the groom.



DATE OF PRODUCTION: Mid 20th century

MATERIALS: Hand-woven; wool, some metal bound thread

CONDITION: Good; clean, collectible piece

WIDTH: 172 cm

LENGTH: 272 cm