Evike

Evike Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 3'7" x 7'9" (110 cm x 238 cm)

Evike 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:
  • Purple

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 3'7" x 7'9" (110 cm x 238 cm)
  • Color palette: electric blue, eggplant, seafoam green

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • A star motif symbolic of productivity
Region of Origin

Nigde is a town in central Anatolia known for its rugs that feature hexagonal medallions in geometric Anatolian motifs, often with hooked details.

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

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

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

Kitchen

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