Aranyu

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

Dimensions: 1'10" x 3'6" (58 cm x 108 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: 1'10" x 3'6" (58 cm x 108 cm)
  • Color palette: baby blue, cadmium red, warm vanilla beige
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • An interplay of repeating medallions fill out the field
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A beautiful handbraided fringe comprised of the threads of the loom
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.