Leonica

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

Dimensions: 4'3" x 10'7" (132 cm x 324 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: 4'3" x 10'7" (132 cm x 324 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, graphite gray, rich amethyst, peacock turquoise
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Lined with geometrically stylized Anatolian medallions
  • A classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • A series of geometrically stylized waves represents water—a vital element of life
  • Geometric designs feature angular edges and shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
Region of Origin

Gaziantep is a major rug collection center located in southeastern Turkey. In particular, the area is known for hand-embroidered, flatweave cicims (a specific type of kilim).

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.