Borbala

Borbala Vintage Oriental Runner Rug

Description

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

Dimensions: 4'9" x 11'1" (147 cm x 340 cm)

Borbala has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.

Product 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:
  • Red

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.

How to Style This Rug

Runners brighten the most narrow of spaces.

Hallway

Bedroom

Entryway

Kitchen

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