Searle

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

Dimensions: 1'9" x 3'11" (55 cm x 120 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: 1'9" x 3'11" (55 cm x 120 cm)
  • Color palette: magenta, walnut brown, golden olive, mustard yellow, spiced pumpkin orange
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 hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • A classic design, diamond medallions create a dynamic interplay of sub-symmetries and geometric shapes
Region of Origin

Konya is the former capital of the Selcuk empire from where the earliest weaving traditions can be traced. It remains an important producer of rugs in Turkey.

Material Details

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