Lenka

Lenka

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'5" x 9'7" (196 cm x 294 cm)

Lenka 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% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 6'5" x 9'7" (196 cm x 294 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: warm vanilla beige, maroon, seafoam green, navy, camel

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A series of repeating medallions create a beautifully complex field or pattern
  • Geometric designs feature angular edges and shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • A classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
Region of Origin

Kayseri, a key rug production center in central Anatolia, is known for rugs featuring finely knotted Persian or geometric motifs.

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.

How to Style This Rug

Large rugs from 6’ x 9’ to 7’ x 10’ make great centerpieces.

Living Room

Bedroom

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