Handmade Sumak 167 x 112 cm
Sumak floor coverings are flat-woven carpets or tapestries made in Turkey and the surrounding regions. A handmade floor covering can take months or years to create.
- Handmade Sumak | El Dokuma Sumak
- Made in Turkey | Türk Malı
- Curated by Ernemet Carpet & Kilim
Sumak Floor Coverings
Sumak is a tapestry technique of weaving strong and decorative textiles used as floor coverings. Although sumak resembles kilim, they are typically stronger and thicker. Additionally, sumak have a smooth front and a ragged back (whereas kilim is smooth both sides).
Ernemet Carpet & Kilim is located in the shadow of the historic Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. Featured in Lonely Planet, Ernemet specializes in the curation of authentic antique and vintage floor coverings.
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