Coretta

Coretta

Rug Description

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, flatwoven in Afyon, Turkey

Dimensions: 4'3" x 9'5" (132 cm x 289 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Kilim

    Flatwoven, pileless rugs that often have distinctive geometric patterns and contrasting bright colors.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 4'3" x 9'5" (132 cm x 289 cm)
  • Color palette: charcoal, maroon, powder blue, prussian blue, graphite gray, cantaloupe, lemon yellow

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A classic design, diamond medallions create a dynamic interplay of sub-symmetries and geometric shapes
  • Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
  • A simple but classic zig-zag design signifies water as an indispensable element in life
Region of Origin

Afyon is located in central Anatolia. It is known for its diversity of rug styles from across Turkey.

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.

How to Style This Rug

Medium rugs between 5’ x 8’ and 6’ x 9’ are loved for their versatility.

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

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