Kaarle

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

Dimensions: 4'7" x 6'0" (142 cm x 183 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% premium Kork wool
  • Dimensions: 4'7" x 6'0" (142 cm x 183 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, royal blue, seafoam green, eggplant
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A central medallion centerpiece design appropriated from 15th century Persian manuscript covers, now a mainstay of carpet weaving
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
Region of Origin

Kula in Western Turkey is known for its tribal, geometric designs.

Material Details

Kork wool is shorn from the underbelly and neck of the sheep. Because these areas are more protected from the environment, the resulting wool has a much higher lanolin content and feels softer in texture and has a greater luster and sheen.