Desideria

Desideria Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'3" x 9'10" (192 cm x 302 cm)

Desideria 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:
  • Gray
Color Palette:
  • Ash Brown Gray

    A light-to-medium brownish gray

  • Dove Gray

    A pale gray with a hint of blue

  • Rose Quartz

    A pale pastel pink

  • Blush Beige

    A pale pinkish beige

  • Dark Dusty Rose Pink

    A dark pink-red

  • Navy

    A deep true navy

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 6'3" x 9'10" (192 cm x 302 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: ash brown gray, dove gray, rose quartz, blush beige, dark dusty rose pink, navy

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A series of repeating medallions fill out the field in balanced, ornamental details
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • Rectangular shapes mimic castle battlements—symbolizing protection and security
  • A symmetrical overhead view of a floral rosette
  • A classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
  • Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and primitive shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
Region of Origin

Isparta of southwest Turkey is considered to be one of the major rug production centers in the entire country. Rugs from this area typically feature traditional Turkish motifs and floral designs.

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. This wool pile is knotted onto a cotton foundation, another popular choice in rug design. The cotton used is rigid, strong, and provides a sturdy foundation that’s designed to last a lifetime—or ten.

How to Style This Rug

Large rugs from 6’ x 9’ to 7’ x 10’ make great centerpieces.

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