Tracing textiles: Kilim

 

We love our weaves, and this flat weave from Turkey tops our list. The designs are mostly symbolic of religious, talismanic or totemic meanings, and carry within the weaves the stories of their weavers. Bright, robust and with so much history, they make for great conversation starters in your dining room. We show you how

IN THE PICTURE ON THE WALL Textured Surfaces Printable W022D145R25 Wallpaper from Nilaya by Asian Paints, Rs 4500 per roll; Turkish Kilim from Sarita Handa, Rs 53500; Ladder fabricated by Stylist; Dhurrie Slim Bag from Flea Market, Rs 500 ON THE TABLE Vase from Sidewalks Of The World, Price on request; White flowers from Local Store, Price on request; Dhurrie Wool Woven Konya Brick Runner from Fabindia, Rs 4500; Side Plate from Good Earth, Rs 1450; 

Glasses sourced from Local Store, price on request ON THE FLOOR Sheesham Rectangle Coffee Table from Fabindia, Rs 9900; Cotton Stone Wash Utsav Dhurrie from Fabindia, Rs 12900 CLOCK WISE FROM THE LEFT On the floor, Kilim 3 Multi Cushion cover, Rs 3700, Kilim Cushion cover, Rs 2000, Kilim 16 X 26, Rs 3900, all from Sarita Handa; Azim Ikat Cushion from Address Home, Rs 3200.

 

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