Bucura

Bucura Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 3'1" x 6'5" (96 cm x 198 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Naturally Aged

    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
Color Palette:
  • Faded Raspberry

    A light red-purple

  • Prussian Blue

    A dark gray to black-blue

  • Sage Gray

    A medium-to-dark gray with a greenish tint

  • Silvery Gray

    A light, true gray

  • Teal

    A medium blue-green

  • Maroon

    A medium-to-dark purplish red

  • Chartreuse

    A yellow-green

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 3'1" x 6'5" (96 cm x 198 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: faded raspberry, prussian blue, sage gray, silvery gray, teal, maroon, chartreuse

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • A central medallion anchors the motif to a center focal point from which the design blooms out and is balanced by complementary design elements
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • A geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • The central design is bookended by banner skirt panels
Region of Origin

Yahyali, a town near Cappadocia in central Anatolia, is known for rugs woven with primary colors (red, yellow, and blue) featuring Anatolian motifs. These often include a hexagonal or diamond-shaped medallion with pendants on a red field.

Material Details

Wool is the most widely used fiber in Turkish rug design. Not only is it plentiful in supply, it’s durable, long-lasting, and incredibly plush—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on.

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