Heidelore

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

Dimensions: 6'5" x 10'1" (196 cm x 308 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: 6'5" x 10'1" (196 cm x 308 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: spiced pumpkin orange, cream, camel, periwinkle blue, warm vanilla beige, 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
  • The central design is bookended by banner skirt panels
  • A series of geometrically stylized waves represents water—a vital element of life
  • Patterned with geometrically serrated leaves
  • An array of stripes in alternating colors—each stripe filled with stylized blossoms
Region of Origin

Milas is a major center for weaving in western Turkey—rugs from this region can be recognized by their fascinating geometric patterns.

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.