Local names and meaning of motifs used on Anatolian Yagcibedir carpets

by Didem Atis Translated by Hakan Albayrak 7 May 2004 The history of Anatolian weaving art traces back to 6000 B.C. When the Central Asian tribes – who brought along the rug weaving art – arrived to Anatolia, they found a rich cultural inheritance which had existed since the old Anatolian civilizations. The tribes located in the Bergama region of Western Anatolia, combined the existing local art with Seljukian art and synthesized new products at Ottoman times. This affect can be seen the on Yuntdag, Kozak and Yagcibedir carpets, which are subcategories of Bergama carpets … Continue reading Local names and meaning of motifs used on Anatolian Yagcibedir carpets