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HEREKE

During the region of Sultan Abdulhamit II (the second half of the 19th Century) some rugs were woven for the Sultan and for his associates in the newly-built Imperial Workshops of Hereke. Previously "Palace Rugs" were made in different parts of the empire. The "Palace Rugs" tradition was continued on the Hereke hand looms. In the 15th and 16th centuries "Palace Rugs" were made of wool,but later in the 19th and 20th centuries they were also made with wool on cotton rugs are considered to be among the best in the world's top quality group of the finest wool on cotton rugs. They are of the highest and very durable.

A wide variety of colors were used, and rich compositions were created in the Royal Palace at that time. In these patterns,it is possible to find different motifs of Turkish art. Some compositions have specific names.There is a wide range of sizes and designs available. Some of the sizes are 60x90, 90x130, 120x180, 150x225, 200x300, 250x350, 300x400, 350,50 cm.

MATERIAL: Weft and warp are cotton, and the pile is wool.

 

 

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