Audronius

Audronius Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'7" x 10'0" (142 cm x 306 cm)

Audronius 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

Main Color:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Dusty Rose Pink

    A medium-to-light pink-red

  • Salmon Pink

    A light, slightly coral pink

  • Pale Sage Gray

    A light-to-medium gray with a greenish tint

  • Sandstone

    A light tan

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on goat hair foundation
  • Dimensions: 4'7" x 10'0" (142 cm x 306 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: dusty rose pink, salmon pink, pale sage gray, sandstone

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Lined with a repeating set of three medallions to create multiple points of visual interest and direction
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • A geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, yet artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • A simple, but classic design—zig-zag patterns represent water as a vital element in life
  • Patterned with geometrically serrated leaves
Region of Origin

Gaziantep is a major rug collection center located in southeastern Turkey. In particular, the area is known for hand-embroidered, flatweave cicims (a specific type of kilim).

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 foundation built from the hardy hair fibers of mountain-dwelling goats—a strong material that's sole purpose is to hold up through years of rugged wear.

How to Style This Rug

Medium rugs between 5’ x 8’ and 6’ x 9’ are loved for their versatility.

Living Room

Bedroom

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