Fehmi

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

Dimensions: 4'3" x 8'9" (132 cm x 267 cm)

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

Product Details
  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 4'3" x 8'9" (132 cm x 267 cm)
  • Color palette: coral, cadmium red, goldenrod yellow, canteloupe
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • Deeply meaningful symbols to women weavers in Anatolia, interconnected medallions signify pregnancy and consequent maternity
  • Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
  • An archetypal eight-pointed star that symbolizes balance and harmony
Region of Origin

Anatolian rugs are defined by their tribal, geometric designs, rich in symbols reflective of life in traditional households.

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.