|Boho style on the runway|
Traveling to the Mideast, my grandparents, Fran and Harry, brought back wonderful carpets and kilims. Growing up with these rugs under my feet influenced my gravitation toward textural graphic textiles and designs. My grands were also savvy in the modern design department. I have their well-worn Eames-style lounge chairs—they would be fun to recover, boho style, like this one at bokjadesign.com.)
|Eames, meet Boho|
|New bags from my Caravan Collection|
© 2012 Heather Graef/Gstudi
A LITTLE HISTORY OF THE KILIMThe kilim is believed to have its origins in the tribal flatweaves of Central Asia. While kilims may have been in production as early as 3,000 BC, the slitweave technique seen in Kilim rugs is thought to have originated around 1,000 BC, related to much older flatwoven textiles discovered at Fostat in Egypt.
A KILIM FOR YOU!Select bags from the Caravan Collection will be available at local events, and in my online shop by the summer.
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Channel your inner-Boho sooner, and click here for some lovely kilim wallpapers for your computer screen:
References: kilim.com, letsgoturkey.com