Admeto

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

Dimensions: 3'10" x 7'1" (118 cm x 218 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: 3'10" x 7'1" (118 cm x 218 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: maroon, cream, slate gray, sandstone, eggplant
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Lined with geometrically stylized Anatolian medallions
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • Just like a modern-day barber's pole, this pattern features alternating slanted stripes
  • A classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
  • Geometric designs feature angular edges and shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
Region of Origin

Balikesir is a western Anatolian town known for nomadic Yoruk rugs. These tend to feature stepped hexagonal patterns and a maze-like pattern of latch-hook motifs.

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.