Janis

Janis

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'7" x 9'8" (201 cm x 296 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Naturally Aged

    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

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 6'7" x 9'8" (201 cm x 296 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: blush beige, cream, dusty rose pink, camel, eggplant, teal, slate gray

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A series of repeating medallions create a beautifully complex field or pattern
  • Geometric designs feature angular edges and shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • 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 bold set of ram’s horns represents strength and bravery
Region of Origin

Kayseri, a key rug production center in central Anatolia, is known for rugs featuring finely knotted Persian or geometric motifs.

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. This wool pile is woven onto a cotton foundation, another popular choice in rug design. The cotton used is rigid, strong, and provides a sturdy foundation that’s designed to last a lifetime—or ten.

How to Style This Rug

Large rugs from 6’ x 9’ to 7’ x 10’ make great centerpieces.

Living Room

Bedroom

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