Cosette

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

Dimensions: 4'2" x 5'5" (127 cm x 166 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!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'2" x 5'5" (127 cm x 166 cm)
  • Color palette: coral, royal blue, navy, bone beige, seafoam green, salmon pink, golden olive
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
  • A classic design, diamond medallions create a dynamic interplay of sub-symmetries and geometric shapes
  • A ram’s horn, symbolic of strength, and bravery
Region of Origin

Van in eastern Turkey is known for its dark, earth-toned kilims with stylized floral motifs, animal figures, and simple borders. Rugs from Van are woven by nomadic Kurdish tribes who dwell in the area.

Material Details

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply.