Elibelinde Kelim Rug

Elibelinde Kelim Rug


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The early Kelims rugs were woven by nomads - using them as floor covering, blankets, or as hanging panels for their tents. They were produced by tightly interweaving the warp and weft -  two basic components used in weaving to turn thread or yarn into fabric. These technic strands of the weave produce a flat surface with no pile. Endless motifs are represented and these variations have specific meanings, a widely used motif is the Elibelinde - a stylish female figure symbolizing motherhood and fertility. Several motifs hope for the safety of the weaver's family from the evil eye representing a triangle package containing a sacred verse, stating for an amulet as represented here.

Material: 100% wool 

Dimension: 340 x 230cm

Color: natural dye in dark brown and beige tons