Age: Semi Antique 40-50 years
Material: 100% wool
Semi antique felted oval mat/rug made by nomadic tribes in the Taurus mountain region of central Anatolia(Turkey). Felting is an age old tradition practised across much of central and western Asia, felting is thought to have its origins in the neolithic age, predating weaving. Felt has historically played an important part in the lives of nomadic peoples being used for shelters, blankets, rugs, clothing and even votive images.