Kyriaki

Kyriaki

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 5'3" x 8'11" (162 cm x 273 cm)

Kyriaki has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.

Rug Type:
  • Original Vintage

    Vintage, handwoven rugs from Turkey and Morocco, selected for their color and design and preserved as-is.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% premium Kork wool
  • Dimensions: 5'3" x 8'11" (162 cm x 273 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: rust red, slate gray, pale sage gray

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A modern carpet-weaving mainstay, this medallion centerpiece design was inspired by 15th-century Persian manuscript covers
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • The central design is bookended by banner skirt panels
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
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

Kork wool comes from the underbelly and neck of the sheep. Because both areas are slightly more protected from the elements, this wool has a higher lanolin content and a much softer handfeel—leaving behind a rich, silky luster.

How to Style This Rug

Medium rugs between 5’ x 8’ and 6’ x 9’ are loved for their versatility.

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

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