Anatolian kilims

Kilims are flat tapestry-woven rugs and Anatolia is one of the major sources for kilims. The educational rug photo-gallery with Anatolian kilims includes kilims from important areas, such as Konya, Malatya, Karapinar, Hotamis and more.

Adana kilims

Adana is city in southern Turkey ca. 35 km inland from the north-eastern coast of the Mediterranean sea.

Afyon kilims

Afyon kilims are made in the Afyon province in western Turkey east of Ushak and west of Konya.

Aksaray kilims

Aksaray is a city in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Aksaray is a major source of kilims.

Aydinli kilims

The Anatolian Aydinli tribe’s kilims are typically weaved in two parts and sewn together… read more

Balikesir kilims

Balıkesir is a city located in the Marmara region of Anatolia.

Bergama kilims

Bergama is a city in northwestern part of Turkey with a long tradition for rugs and kilims.

Burdur kilims

Burdur is a city and a province in southwestern Anatolia.

Cappadocia kilims

Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia.

Central Anatolian kilims

The Central Anatolian region is a high plateau separated by mountains from the Black Sea to the Taurus mountains and from the Mediterranean regions of the south.

Dazkiri kilims

Dazkırı is a town and district of Afyonkarahisar Province in the Aegean region of Anatolia.

East Anatolian kilims

Eastern Anatolia is bordered by the Black Sea and Georgia in the north, Central Anatolia in the west, the Mediterranean in the southeast, Iraq in the south, and Iran, Azerbaijan and Armenia in the east.

Erzerum kilims

Erzurum is a city in eastern Anatolia.

Gaziantep kilims

Gaziantep is a city and province in the western part of Southeastern Anatolia, some ca. 200 kilometres east of Adana and ca. 100 kilometres north of Aleppo, Syria.

Hotamis kilims

Hotamis is a town east of Konya and south of Karapinar in Central Anatolia.

Isparta kilims

Isparta is a city in western Turkey.

Karakecili kilims

Karakeceli is an Anatolian tribe.

Karakoyunlu kilims

Karakoyunlu is a town and district of Igdir Province in Eastern Anatolia near the border to Armenia.

Karakuzulu kilims

Karakuzulu kilims are made in Manisa province in Western Anatolia.

Karapinar kilims

Karapinar is a town in the Konya Province in Central Anatolia.

Konya kilims

Konya is an important city in the Central Anatolia region and a pilgrimage destination for Sufis. Kilims from Konya and surrounding areas are highly appreciated by collectors.  

Korkuteli kilims

Korkuteli is a town and district of Antalya Province in the Mediterranean region of Anatolia.

Kutahya kilims

Kutahya is a city in western Anatolia.

Malatya kilims

Malatya is a city and province in the Eastern Anatolia. The kilims from this area are with fine wool and fine weaving.

Mut kilims

Mut is a town and district of Mersin Province in the Mediterranean region of Anatolia.

Nevsehir kilims

Nevsehir is the capitol of the historical Cappadocian province Nevsehir.

Nigde kilims

Nigde is a town in the south central Anatolia. The town is a collection point for rugs and kilims from the surrounding areas.

Obruk kilims

Obruk is located in the centre of the Central Anatolian steppes, 65 km northeast of the city of Konya.

Ottoman kilims

Reyhanli kilims

Reyhanlı is a town and district of Hatay Province, on the Mediterranean coast of Anatolia.

Sarkoy kilims

Sivas kilims

Sivas is a city in north central Anatolia.  

Sivrihisar kilims

Sivrihisar is a town and district of Eskisehir Province in the Central Anatolia.

Taspinar kilims

Taspinar is a village in Aksaray Province, Central Anatolia.

Yuncu kilims

Yuncu is a nomadic tribe from the northwest Anatolia near Balikesir.

Yuruk kilims

The Yoruks were pastoral nomads living in the mountains of Anatolia but now many have settled.


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