Apso

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

Dimensions: 3'4" x 4'11" (102 cm x 152 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: 3'4" x 4'11" (102 cm x 152 cm)
  • Color palette: maroon, tan, rich amethyst, golden olive, canteloupe
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • Simple and timeless stripes
  • Commonly associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, latch-hook ornaments and details protect against ill-will and sources of danger like wild animals or natural catastrophes
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. 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.