Hristo

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

Dimensions: 3'6" x 6'5" (108 cm x 196 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: 3'6" x 6'5" (108 cm x 196 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: tan, pale sage gray, seafoam green, walnut brown, lavender
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A star motif represents productivity
  • A classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
  • A tree of life (a symbol found in several religions around the world) alludes to the Garden of Eden
  • Crosses are a fundamental element of rug design (occasionally alluding to faith)
  • 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
  • Patterned with geometrically serrated leaves
Region of Origin

Konya is the former capital of the Selcuk empire—where the earliest traditions of weaving can be traced back to. Today, the area is still a key producer of rugs in Turkey.

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.