Clovis

Clovis Vintage Tribal Kilim Rug

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Rug Description

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, flatwoven in Mut, Turkey

Dimensions: 5'8" x 10'4" (173 cm x 315 cm)

Clovis has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.

Rug Type:
  • Kilim

    Flatwoven, pileless rugs that often have distinctive geometric patterns and contrasting bright colors.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Brown

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • Goat and cotton blend with wool embroidery
  • Dimensions: 5'8" x 10'4" (173 cm x 315 cm)
  • Color palette: walnut brown, cantaloupe, coral, powder blue, periwinkle blue

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • Simple and timeless stripes
  • Commonly associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, latch-hook ornaments and details protect against ill-will and sources of danger like wild animals or natural catastrophes
Region of Origin

Mut is a seaside town in southern Turkey known for nomadic goat hair kilims with geometric designs hand embroidered in wool yarn.

Material Details

Goat hair and wool each have properties favorable to creating a durable frame. Cotton is rigid and strong and does not warp easily over time. Goat hair, which is also a naturally durable fiber, has long, bristly strands that create texture throughout the kilim. Finally, because wool takes dye very well, all embroidery is done with vegetable-dyed wool yarn for decorative effect.

How to Style This Rug

Large rugs from 6’ x 9’ to 7’ x 10’ make great centerpieces.

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