Joia

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

Dimensions: 5'3" x 9'9" (162 cm x 298 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: 5'3" x 9'9" (162 cm x 298 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: puce brown, salmon pink, navy, royal blue, golden olive, periwinkle blue
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
  • Lined with a triplet of geometrically stylized Anatolian medallions
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
  • Commonly associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, latch-hook ornaments and details protect against ill-will and sources of danger like wild animals or natural catastrophes
Region of Origin

Taspinar in south central Anatolia is known for high quality wool rugs featuring Anatolian motifs with elongated stepped hexagonal medallions and geometricized floral details.

Material Details

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