Annehilde

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

Dimensions: 2'9" x 11'3" (84 cm x 345 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: 2'9" x 11'3" (84 cm x 345 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: maroon, prussian blue, periwinkle blue, sandstone, bone beige
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Geometric designs feature angular edges and shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • A series of repeating medallions create a beautifully complex field or pattern
  • A bold set of ram’s horns represents strength and bravery
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • Patterned with geometrically serrated leaves
  • A classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
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.