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Tremendous Turkish - 1960s Yagci Bedir Rug - Tribal Sindirgi Carpet 3'6" x 6' ft.
Size: 3'6" x 6' ft.
"Yagci Bedir" rugs are made in "Yagci Bedir" villages in Sindirgi region, an area part of the Balikesir City, and are the most important rugs made in this district. "Yagci Bedir" villages are Karakaya, Egridere, Esmedere, Çakilli and Alakir. Karakaya village is often visited by tours from abroad. Also, the Izmir base of NATO schedules twice-yearly trips to Karakaya.
"Yagci Bedir" rugs are grouped in two categories as "Sindirgi" and "Bergama" types. Both types use the same colors and are made in same sizes. "Sindirgi" type rugs, mostly have two "Mihrabs". A "Mihrab" is the symbol of the unity between religions and is used as a balance factor. There are 7 borders around the "Mihrab" . Inside the borders. there are wings ( Eagle wings ) and also you can see a pair of scales. The meaning of the scales is "No matter how successful or powerful you are, be just". Between the "Mihrab" and the borders are the guards called "Kocabas". "Kocabas" is the trusty DOG of the Nomads. In front of the "Kocabas", is the pasture that contains different plants. "Bergama" types of "Yagci Bedir" rugs, usually have a big round mid section, which is also called " Belly ".
Good condition! No stains, no odor. Sides and ends original. Medium low pile. As shown in pictures.