Kristijan

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

Dimensions: 4'8" x 10'4" (144 cm x 316 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: 4'8" x 10'4" (144 cm x 316 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: salmon pink, turquoise blue, cantaloupe, sandstone, cornflower blue, lavender
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Architectural elements represent significant structures like monuments, churches, temples, and ruins
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • A bold set of ram’s horns represents strength and bravery
  • Typically associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, these latch-hook ornaments are believed to protect against sources of danger—including ill will, wild animals, and natural disasters
  • Patterned with geometrically serrated leaves
Region of Origin

Konya is the former capital of the Selcuk empire—where the earliest traditions of weaving can be traced back to. Today, the area is still a key producer of rugs in Turkey.

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. This wool pile is woven onto a cotton foundation, another popular choice in rug design. The cotton used is rigid, strong, and provides a sturdy foundation that’s designed to last a lifetime—or ten.