Marjelle

Marjelle Vintage Turkish Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 5'2" x 8'4" (159 cm x 254 cm)

Marjelle has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.

Rug Type:
  • Overdyed

    Selected for their patterns, overdyed vintage rugs retain their original visual structure and are dyed to brighter, monotone palette.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Turquoise
Color Palette:
  • Peacock Turquoise

    A greener turquoise

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 5'2" x 8'4" (159 cm x 254 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: peacock turquoise
  • Redyed using lab-tested azo-free dyes

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • A minimalist, midcentury design with art deco elements
  • An ombre color gradient fades from one hue to the next—a result of gentle wear over time, leaving a soft, slightly muted, and distressed effect
Region of Origin

Demirci is one of the most established handmade carpet production centers in all of Turkey. Rugs from this area can be distinguished by their coarse knots woven onto a cotton foundation, usually depicting a simple Persian motif.

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

Medium rugs between 5’ x 8’ and 6’ x 9’ are loved for their versatility.

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