A Soumak Kilim Rug

Size(ft) DEPRECATED: 
4'10" x 7'7"
Size(cm) DEPRECATED: 
147 x 231
Size: 
4'10" x 7'7" - 147cm x 231cm
Period: 
C 1880
Price: 
Upon request
Materials: 
Flatweave, wool warp & weft
Item#: 
00013
Condtion: 
Very good - minor restorations
Notes: 
The technique of making a soumak involves wrapping wefts over four warps before drawing them back under the last two warps. The process is repeated from selvedge to selvedge. Soumaks tend to be finely woven, and although not as durable as piled carpets, they are stronger than kilims.