Arpad

Arpad Vintage Oriental Runner Rug

Description

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

Dimensions: 4'7" x 12'1" (140 cm x 370 cm)

Arpad has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.

Product Type:
  • Naturally Aged

    Vintage, handwoven rugs from Turkey and Morocco, selected for their color and design and preserved as-is.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Red

Product Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'7" x 12'1" (140 cm x 370 cm)
  • Color palette: maroon, camel, navy, golden olive

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • Intentionally asymmetric motif 
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • A symmetrical overhead view of a floral rosette
  • Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
Region of Origin

Malatya in central Anatolia is known for its coarsely knotted rugs with geometric designs woven by Kurdish tribes.

Material Details

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

How to Style This Rug

Runners brighten the most narrow of spaces.

Hallway

Bedroom

Entryway

Kitchen

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