Rug Weaving - Ş. Y. Ataş

Bergama / İzmir

Rug Weaving - Ş. Y. Ataş

The origin of carpets and rugs, which are among the oldest weaving types of Anatolia, in Turkish culture, can be traced back to the Pazırık carpet, which is dated between 5 and 3 centuries BC. Bergama and its surroundings have historically been an important settlement center, continuing the tradition of carpet and rug weaving.

The history

Shoddy and thread rugs; It is produced to transform worn sweater and remaining fabric pieces into decorative and useful mats. The rags and thread rugs woven on the kilim loom are still preferred type of matting due to the utilization of waste materials and the ease of maintenance and washing.


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