Lekszi

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

Dimensions: 5'1" x 8'7" (155 cm x 264 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: 5'1" x 8'7" (155 cm x 264 cm)
  • Color palette: bone beige, powder blue, coral
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Lined with a triplet of geometrically stylized Anatolian medallions
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
Region of Origin

Balikesir is a town in western Anatolia known for its nomadic Yoruk rugs featuring stepped hexagonal patterns and a maze of latch-hook motifs.

Material Details

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