Balasz

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

Dimensions: 4'0" x 6'4" (123 cm x 195 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
  • Dimensions: 4'0" x 6'4" (123 cm x 195 cm)
  • Color palette: navy, sandstone, cornflower blue
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
  • Linear motifs intersect to form a grid of geometric repeating patterns
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
Region of Origin

Dosemealti in southwestern Anatolia, just north of the seaside city of Antalya, is known for its rugs featuring Anatolian motifs centered around a prevalent, stylized cross design.

Material Details

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