Khayyat

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

Dimensions: 3'6" x 6'2" (108 cm x 189 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: 3'6" x 6'2" (108 cm x 189 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, navy
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • 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
  • Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
Region of Origin

Pure wool Yagcibedir rugs, produced in mountain villages of northwestern Turkey, are known for their quality, geometric motifs, and distinct red and dark blue color palettes.

Material Details

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply.