Lennard

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

Dimensions: 8'5" x 10'5" (258 cm x 320 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: 8'5" x 10'5" (258 cm x 320 cm)
  • Color palette: salmon pink, honeydew green, seafoam green, walnut brown, bone beige, periwinkle blue
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A central medallion centerpiece design appropriated from 15th century Persian manuscript covers, now a mainstay of carpet weaving
  • A universal design feature of rugs, floral motifs appear in a variety of stylized forms from natural, abstract, to geometric
  • A simple but classic zig-zag design signifies water as an indispensable element in life
  • Classic Moldavian motifs mirror Moldova's prevalent folk culture with oversized, brightly-colored floral symbols against a dark background
Region of Origin

Erzurum in eastern Anatolia serves as a collecting point for eastern Anatolian rugs. It is also a source of kilims with pointed or stepped prayer arch motifs.

Material Details

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