Bakarne

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

Dimensions: 5'10" x 11'4" (178 cm x 346 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: 5'10" x 11'4" (178 cm x 346 cm)
  • Color palette: cornflower blue, eggplant, coral, seafoam green, warm vanilla beige
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
  • Repeating medallions create visual interest as medallions fill out the length of a runner with ornate details
  • An archetypal eight-pointed star that symbolizes balance and harmony
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.