Kellman

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

Dimensions: 3'9" x 7'0" (115 cm x 215 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 pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 3'9" x 7'0" (115 cm x 215 cm)
  • Color palette: salmon pink, lemon yellow, slate gray
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • Deeply meaningful symbols to women weavers in Anatolia, interconnected medallions signify pregnancy and consequent maternity
Region of Origin

Ortakoy in central Anatolia is known for geometric Anatolian motifs with hexagonal medallions and stepped details.

Material Details

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply. A cotton foundation is also a popular choice, used to tie the wool knots onto. Cotton is rigid and strong, providing a firm foundation that stands the test of time.