Traditional hand woven weavings embody the culture, art and tradition of the region that are knitted. With a long history in Anatolia, The greater Kars region is famous with making various kirkit weavings such as carpets and rugs for ages. Although only few of them have been able reached to our days from the past, it is pivotal to gather information about these antique Kars rugs so as to learn from the past and pass to future generations. In this research, rugs woven in Kars province have been investigated in terms of their technique, color, motif, composition characteristics and their usage areas. The study is a descriptive research based on the screening model. As a result of the literature study and the interviews with the experts, samples of rugs were examined and information forms were prepared.
Keywords: Kars, museum, weaving, rug