Antal

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

Dimensions: 3'5" x 5'8" (106 cm x 174 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: 3'5" x 5'8" (106 cm x 174 cm)
  • Color palette: navy, rust red, warm vanilla beige
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Anatolian rugs are defined by their tribal, geometric designs, rich in symbols reflective of life in traditional households.
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • An archetypal eight-pointed star that symbolizes balance and harmony
  • Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
Region of Origin

Balikesir is a town in western Anatolia known for its nomadic Yoruk rugs featuring stepped hexagonal patterns and a maze of latch-hook motifs.

Material Details

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