Jelezna

Jelezna Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 2'6" x 3'7" (78 cm x 110 cm)

Jelezna 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

Main Color:
  • Gray
Color Palette:
  • Sage Gray

    A medium-to-dark gray with a greenish tint

  • Pale Sage Gray

    A light-to-medium gray with a greenish tint

  • Ash Brown Gray

    A light-to-medium brownish gray

  • Walnut Brown

    A medium-to-dark true brown

  • Taupe

    A medium-to-dark brown-gray

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 2'6" x 3'7" (78 cm x 110 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: sage gray, pale sage gray, ash brown gray, walnut brown, taupe

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Lined with a repeating set of three medallions to create multiple points of visual interest and direction
  • An absolute classic, diamond-based designs create a beautiful and dynamic field of geometric shapes
  • Triangular amulet design—believed to protect against evil spirits and bad luck
  • 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 larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
  • A series of geometrically stylized waves represents water—a vital element of life
Region of Origin

Anatolia makes up the majority of modern-day Turkey. Rugs from this region are defined by their tribal and geometric designs—with plenty of symbols reflecting life from traditional households.

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.

How to Style This Rug

Add an accent with petite rugs up to 3’ x 5’.

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