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Language of Motifs on Kilim Rugs and Carpets

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Language of Motifs on Kilim Rugs and Carpets

In this post i will introduce you the symbolic language of motifs on Turkish kilim rugs and carpets.  RAM'S HORN: The ram's horn denotes fertility, heroism and power, it may also represent the husband or lover of the rug weaver lady. It represents the man.   EYE: The most effective precaution against the "eye" which is regarded to be guilty of harmful, fatal looks so called "evil eye" is nothing but the "eye" itself. Mostly the center of the eye motifs are woven with blue colour. It is usually woven in geometric shapes on Turkish rugs which vary from one...

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