Katerina

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

Dimensions: 4'9" x 8'6" (145 cm x 261 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: 4'9" x 8'6" (145 cm x 261 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: salmon pink, lavender, graphite gray, cantaloupe, coral, charcoal, taupe
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • The central design is bookended by banner skirt panels
  • A modern carpet-weaving mainstay, this medallion centerpiece design was inspired by 15th-century Persian manuscript covers
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
  • The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
  • Directional design or color gradients with purposeful asymmetry and movement
Region of Origin

Taspinar, in south central Anatolia, is known for high-quality wool rugs with Anatolian motifs that feature elongated hexagonal medallions with stepped edges and geometric floral details.

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.