Jumanah

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

Dimensions: 4'7" x 8'4" (141 cm x 254 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: 4'7" x 8'4" (141 cm x 254 cm)
  • Color palette: turquoise
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
  • A central medallion centerpiece design appropriated from 15th century Persian manuscript covers, now a mainstay of carpet weaving
  • A tree of life symbol, common to many monotheistic religions, brings to mind the garden of Eden
Region of Origin

Demirci is one of the most well known handmade carpet production centers in Turkey with a distinctive coarse knot that is woven on a cotton foundation, depicting simple Persian motifs.

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.