Klemen

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

Dimensions: 3'7" x 5'11" (110 cm x 182 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: 3'7" x 5'11" (110 cm x 182 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, royal blue, tan
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 hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • Commonly associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, latch-hook ornaments and details protect against ill-will and sources of danger like wild animals or natural catastrophes
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
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.