Baylee

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

Dimensions: 3'2" x 5'3" (98 cm x 162 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 pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 3'2" x 5'3" (98 cm x 162 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, prussian blue, goldenrod yellow
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • A simple but classic zig-zag design signifies water as an indispensable element in life
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A tree of life symbol, common to many monotheistic religions, brings to mind the garden of Eden
Region of Origin

Maden is a town in central Anatolia known for rugs featuring Anatolian motifs, but with uniquely oversized floral designs and scalloped (instead of stepped) details throughout.

Material Details

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply. A cotton foundation is also a popular choice, used to tie the wool knots onto. Cotton is rigid and strong, providing a firm foundation that stands the test of time.