There is archaeological evidence supporting that the Anatolian people were amongst the first to utilize flat-loom weaving during the Neolithic period (approximately 10,000 B.C.)

Anatolian rugs have a vivid color palette. These Turkish rugs are geometric with the exception of Hereke and Ushak.
They are easily distinguishable due to their wide borders surrounded by minor borders. One can observe Kufic calligraphy in these borders.