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kilimin dili - language of rugs (3 photos)
by Sibel Gogen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 37 N: 496] (3087)

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Rug(Kilim)is a remarkable tradition maintained by women of Anatolia for hundreds of generations, dating back nine thousand years. The oldest record of kilims come from Catal Hoyuk,in the middle of the Anatolia, existing since 7000 BC.
Turkish kilim motifs and colors usually represent the themes of life; birth, marriage, fertility, spiritual life and happiness,death but usually love and passion. They reflect the ancient cults and practices of the ancestors around these events.

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