Louvel

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

Dimensions: 1'11" x 3'0" (60 cm x 92 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: 1'11" x 3'0" (60 cm x 92 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: silvery gray, bone beige, salmon pink
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • An interplay of repeating medallions fill out the field
  • A universal design feature of rugs, floral motifs appear in a variety of stylized forms from natural, abstract, to geometric
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
Region of Origin

Kayseri is an important rug production center in central Anatolia. Generally, Kayseri rugs feature finely-knotted Persian or geometric motifs.

Material Details

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply. A cotton foundation is also a popular choice, used to tie the wool knots onto. Cotton is rigid and strong, providing a firm foundation that stands the test of time.