Eckhart

Eckhart Vintage Turkish Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 5'4" x 9'4" (163 cm x 285 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Overdyed

    Selected for their patterns, overdyed vintage rugs retain their original visual structure and are dyed to brighter, monotone palette.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Green
Color Palette:
  • Honeydew Green

    A pale pastel green

  • Seafoam Green

    A pale blue-green

  • Smokey Gray

    A medium, slightly greenish-brownish gray

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 5'4" x 9'4" (163 cm x 285 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: honeydew green, seafoam green, smokey gray
  • Redyed using lab-tested azo-free dyes

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
  • A crosshatched fade from gentle wear over time produces a soft, distressed look, muting the original color palette
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
Region of Origin

Demirci is one of the most established handmade carpet production centers in all of Turkey. Rugs from this area can be distinguished by their coarse knots woven onto a cotton foundation, usually depicting a simple Persian motif.

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

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

Living Room

Bedroom

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