Claribel

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

Dimensions: 6'2" x 8'11" (188 cm x 272 cm)

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

Product Details
  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • Goat hair with wool embroidery
  • Dimensions: 6'2" x 8'11" (188 cm x 272 cm)
  • Color palette: walnut brown, bone beige, golden olive, charcoal, pale sage gray
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A tree of life symbol, common to many monotheistic religions, brings to mind the garden of Eden
  • Simple and timeless stripes
  • Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
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 is longer in fiber length and stiffer than sheep's wool. In kilims, it is woven into a durable flatweave with intricate designs hand embroidered on top with wool yarn.