Birte

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

Dimensions: 6'11" x 9'9" (213 cm x 299 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: 6'11" x 9'9" (213 cm x 299 cm)
  • Color palette: graphite gray, camel
  • Redyed using lab-tested azo-free dyes
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Classic Persian motifs common in Oriental rugs, featuring intricate patterns and floral elements framed in a border
  • A universal design feature of rugs, floral motifs appear in a variety of stylized forms from natural, abstract, to geometric
  • An interplay of repeating medallions fill out the field
Region of Origin

Anatolian rugs are defined by their tribal, geometric designs, rich in symbols reflective of life in traditional households.

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.