Arpad

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, handwoven and handknotted in Malatya, Turkey

Dimensions: 4'7" x 12'1" (140 cm x 370 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: 4'7" x 12'1" (140 cm x 370 cm)
  • Color palette: maroon, camel, navy, golden olive
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Intentionally asymmetric motif 
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • A symmetrical overhead view of a floral rosette
  • Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
Region of Origin

Malatya in central Anatolia is known for its coarsely knotted rugs with geometric designs woven by Kurdish tribes.

Material Details

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