журнал ARTCARPET ArtCarpet #6 2021 ENG - Page 20

KIRSEHIR
KAYSERI
ANTIQUE CARPETS
Hereke
Canakkale

TURKEY

Balikesir
Bergama Demirci
Kirsehir
Gordes
Kula
Ushak
Afyonkarahisar
Aksaray
Ka Nevsehir
Manisa
Denizli
Isparta
Konya
Nigde
Milas
Antalya
Ad
Megri

KIRSEHIR

Home-made carpets from local wool are common in this region . Often there is a plot with a stepped niche and geometric shapes are softened by a plant ornament with carnations inside the niche . The same pattern adorns the background of the mihrab . Niche background colours are yellow-green or cyclamen red and contrast with the border .

KAYSERI

The city is located on the territory of ancient Cappadocia . Carpets are woven from wool and silk . Nowadays merged cotton is often used . Composition of XIX century carpets has an ornate medallion and a border with grape branches . Traditional prayer carpets have the Majid style . Colours are from dark blue to yellow , all shades of red , ivory , blue .
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