Kilim Rugs and Carpets Blog — hereke

Hereke Area Rugs

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In this post, i will introduce you the Globally famous Turkish "Hereke" area rugs. Hereke carpet in Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul,Turkey The finest contemporary and highest quality of silk and wool  carpets currently made in Turkey are produced in a town near Istanbul, called Hereke. Hereke carpet workshop was established during the Ottoman era in 1891 to weave area rugs for the palace only. Later on carpets to be presented to European emperors as gifts were also loomed at that workshop. The best weavers from all around the empire was brought to Hereke carpet workshop by the special order of...

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