Aranka

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

Dimensions: 3'9" x 5'10" (115 cm x 180 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% cotton
  • Dimensions: 3'9" x 5'10" (115 cm x 180 cm)
  • Color palette: sandstone, prussian blue, camel
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A geometric, stylized arch that symbolizes a gateway to paradise
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
  • A universal design feature of rugs, floral motifs appear in a variety of stylized forms from natural, abstract, to geometric
Region of Origin

Kayseri is an important rug production center in central Anatolia. Generally, Kayseri rugs feature finely-knotted Persian or geometric motifs.

Material Details

Mixing cypress tree fibers with cotton that has been washed in citric acid creates mercerized cotton, which closely resembles silk in feel and luster.