Antique large rug #42657 Sparta Turkey 29.0 x 11.0 feet
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|Country of Origin:
||29.0 x 11.0 ft
||floral / medallion
||open design, has worn area
More about the provenance Sparta | Turkey
Sparta (Isparta, former Hamidabad) is a city in South Anatolia. Around 1895 carpet weaving on a larger scale began in Isparta. In carpet terminology those rugs are often called Sparta. Sparta rugs are woven with the Persian knot.
This Oriental rug has a so called "open design". Any rug in which the medallion is surrounded by a large area of a plain one-colored field and if at all have corner patterns within the field. The open design is currently experiencing a come back and became very popular.