Caetano

Caetano

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 3'11" x 5'11" (120 cm x 182 cm)

Caetano 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

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 3'11" x 5'11" (120 cm x 182 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, periwinkle blue, royal blue, espresso brown, cream

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • Lined with geometrically stylized Anatolian medallions
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • Triangular amulet design—believed to protect against evil spirits and bad luck
  • Just like a modern-day barber's pole, this pattern features alternating slanted stripes
Region of Origin

Dosemealti, located in southwestern Anatolia (just north of Antalya’s seaside location), is well known for rugs that depict Anatolian-style motifs, all centered around a stylized cross.

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.

How to Style This Rug

Add an accent with petite rugs up to 3’ x 5’.

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