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Elibelinde (Turkish for “hands on hips”) is a motif of a hands-on-hips female figure. It is widely used on kilims (flat tapestry-woven carpets) and occurs in many variations.The arms of the figure are represented by two inward-facing hooks, while the body of the woman is represented by a triangle or diamond. The head is typically represented by a diamond. The Elibelinde is a symbol of fertility and motherhood. It is one of many kilim motifs commonly woven into Turkish flatweave rugs.

In the case of this Denizli rug, the Elibelinde has been portrayed with lots of strengh and vibrant colours. An unusual representation for a Mother Goddess.

240×150 cms

1960s

1 in stock

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SKU: k1810026

Elibelinde (Turkish for “hands on hips”) is a motif of a hands-on-hips female figure. It is widely used on kilims (flat tapestry-woven carpets) and occurs in many variations.The arms of the figure are represented by two inward-facing hooks, while the body of the woman is represented by a triangle or diamond. The head is typically represented by a diamond. The Elibelinde is a symbol of fertility and motherhood. It is one of many kilim motifs commonly woven into Turkish flatweave rugs.

In the case of this Denizli rug, the Elibelinde has been portrayed with lots of strengh and vibrant colours. An unusual representation for a Mother Goddess.

240×150 cms

1960s

Weight 5.9 kg