Krasen

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

Dimensions: 3'9" x 11'4" (116 cm x 347 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: 3'9" x 11'4" (116 cm x 347 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: faded raspberry, charcoal, walnut brown, pale sage gray
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Deeply meaningful symbols to the women weavers of Anatolia, these interconnected medallions represent pregnancy and motherhood
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • A classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
Region of Origin

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

Material Details

Wool is the most widely used fiber in Turkish rug design. Not only is it plentiful in supply, it’s durable, long-lasting, and incredibly plush—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on.