Borbala

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

Dimensions: 4'9" x 11'1" (147 cm x 340 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: 4'9" x 11'1" (147 cm x 340 cm)
  • Color palette: cherry red, cornflower blue, goldenrod yellow
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Lined with a triplet of geometrically stylized Anatolian medallions
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
Region of Origin

Sille is a village in central Turkey near Konya. It is known for its wide runners featuring Anatolian motifs with prominent repeating geometric medallions. Sille rugs commonly have distinctively red or coral warps and wefts.

Material Details

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