Fiqirije

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

Dimensions: 4'0" x 7'0" (124 cm x 214 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
  • Dimensions: 4'0" x 7'0" (124 cm x 214 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: dusty rose pink, eggplant, lavender, chartreuse, mustard yellow, slate gray, blush beige
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A modern carpet-weaving mainstay, this medallion centerpiece design was inspired by 15th-century Persian manuscript covers
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • 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
  • A simple, but classic design—zig-zag patterns represent water as a vital element in life
  • A series of geometrically stylized waves represents water—a vital element of life
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.