Arber

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

Dimensions: 2'9" x 13'7" (85 cm x 415 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: 2'9" x 13'7" (85 cm x 415 cm)
  • Color palette: taupe, royal blue, cantaloupe, lavender, rose quartz
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Repeating medallions create visual interest as medallions fill out the length of a runner with ornate details
  • 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

Aksaray is a town of central Anatolia that has a vibrant rug industry. It is the home to some of the most skilled rug repair craftsmen in Turkey.

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.