Ashraf

Ashraf

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 5'0" x 7'3" (154 cm x 223 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Original Vintage

    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

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 5'0" x 7'3" (154 cm x 223 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: cream, dusty rose pink, blush beige, seafoam green, eggplant

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • Geometric designs feature angular edges and shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • A symmetrical overhead view of a floral rosette
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
  • A series of repeating medallions create a beautifully complex field or pattern
Region of Origin

Kayseri, a key rug production center in central Anatolia, is known for rugs featuring finely knotted Persian or geometric motifs.

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. This wool pile is woven onto a cotton foundation, another popular choice in rug design. The cotton used is rigid, strong, and provides a sturdy foundation that’s designed to last a lifetime—or ten.

How to Style This Rug

Spruce up smaller spaces with small rugs between 3’ x 5’ and 5’ x 8’.

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

Kitchen

×

Leaving so soon?

Our pieces are one-of-a-kind or made in small batches, so they don't last long. If you've found something you love, don't wait. If you're still not sure, sign up for our newsletter to see our newest pieces before everyone else.