Turkish Toros mountain zileh (88 x 66cm)

£ 240.00

88 x 66 cm = 2ft 10" x 2ft 2"

This small weaving was almost certainly once the decorative front section of a large container bag which had a plain weave back. Given the remarkably good condition is is unlikely ever to have been used in a utilitarian fashion. Weavings from the Toros mountainous area south of the Central Anatolian plain often accompanied by the further description Mutt.

• late 19th cent

Ref 15561