Eriana

Eriana Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'3" x 8'6" (130 cm x 260 cm)

Eriana 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

Main Color:
  • Multicolor
Color Palette:
  • Crimson Red

    A strong red, inclining to purple

  • Tan

    A pale brown

  • Navy

    A deep true navy

  • Eggplant

    A dark, brownish purple

  • Cantaloupe

    A pale pastel orange

  • Seafoam Green

    A pale blue-green

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 4'3" x 8'6" (130 cm x 260 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, tan, navy, eggplant, cantaloupe, seafoam green

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A star motif represents productivity
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • Typically associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, these latch-hook ornaments are believed to protect against sources of danger—including ill will, wild animals, and natural disasters
  • Patterned with geometrically serrated leaves
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Directional design or color gradients with purposeful asymmetry and movement
Region of Origin

Ortakoy, found in central Anatolia, is known for geometric Anatolian motifs with hexagonal medallions and stepped details.

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 woven 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

Spruce up smaller spaces with small rugs between 3’ x 5’ and 5’ x 8’.

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

Kitchen

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