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

Dimensions: 1'7" x 3'1" (49 cm x 96 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 pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 1'7" x 3'1" (49 cm x 96 cm)
  • Color palette: cadmium red, navy
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 sickle-leaf motif featuring a leaf with a serrated edge, highlighting the requisite skill of the weaver
Region of Origin

Aksaray is a town of central Anatolia that has a vibrant rug industry. It is the home to some of the most skilled rug repair craftsmen in Turkey.

Material Details

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply. A cotton foundation is also a popular choice, used to tie the wool knots onto. Cotton is rigid and strong, providing a firm foundation that stands the test of time.