Bartalan

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

Dimensions: 4'0" x 6'0" (122 cm x 185 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 6'0" (122 cm x 185 cm)
  • Color palette: cadmium red, cornflower blue, warm vanilla beige
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A central medallion centerpiece design appropriated from 15th century Persian manuscript covers, now a mainstay of carpet weaving
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
Region of Origin

Cannakkale is the modern day site of ancient Troy. Rugs from this region are distinct in their classically derived Turkish geometric designs, red wefts, and plush 100% wool texture.

Material Details

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