Ashkhen

Ashkhen Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 2'9" x 5'3" (86 cm x 162 cm)

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

Rug 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:
  • Multicolor
Color Palette:
  • Maroon

    A medium-to-dark purplish red

  • Cherry Red

    A bright, true red

  • Cornflower Blue

    A light-to-medium slightly violet-blue

  • Walnut Brown

    A medium-to-dark true brown

  • Cantaloupe

    A pale pastel orange

  • Pale Sage Gray

    A light-to-medium gray with a greenish tint

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 2'9" x 5'3" (86 cm x 162 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: maroon, cherry red, cornflower blue, walnut brown, cantaloupe, pale sage gray

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • A central medallion anchors the motif to a center focal point from which the design blooms out and is balanced by complementary design elements
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • Typically associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, these latch-hook ornaments are believed to protect against sources of danger—including ill will, wild animals, and natural disasters
  • Features a one-of-kind and subtly distressed look from gentle wear over time
Region of Origin

Ortakoy, found in central Anatolia, is known for geometric Anatolian motifs with hexagonal medallions and stepped details.

Material Details

Wool is the most widely used fiber in Turkish rug design. Not only is it plentiful in supply, it’s durable, long-lasting, and incredibly plush—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on.

How to Style This Rug

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