Mariele

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

Dimensions: 3'10" x 5'8" (117 cm x 174 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% premium Kork wool
  • Dimensions: 3'10" x 5'8" (117 cm x 174 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: warm vanilla beige, rust red, teal
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A minimalist midcentury motif with art deco elements
  • Geometrically stylized birds, possibly the mythical Phoenix or peacocks, illustrate regal beauty and splendor
Region of Origin

Nigde is a town in central Anatolia known for its rugs that feature hexagonal medallions in geometric Anatolian motifs, often with hooked details.

Material Details

Kork wool is shorn from the underbelly and neck of the sheep. Because these areas are more protected from the environment, the resulting wool has a much higher lanolin content and feels softer in texture and has a greater luster and sheen.