Benci

Benci Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'3" x 9'6" (132 cm x 290 cm)

Benci 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

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'3" x 9'6" (132 cm x 290 cm)
  • Color palette: coral, powder blue, chartreuse

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
Region of Origin

Konya is the former capital of the Selcuk empire from where the earliest weaving traditions can be traced. It remains an important producer of rugs in Turkey.

Material Details

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

How to Style This Rug

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

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

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