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

Dimensions: 3'1" x 5'9" (95 cm x 176 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: 3'1" x 5'9" (95 cm x 176 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: spiced pumpkin orange, terracotta, periwinkle blue, pale sage gray, peacock turquoise
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A star motif represents productivity
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • Typically associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, these latch-hook ornaments are believed to protect against sources of danger—including ill will, wild animals, and natural disasters
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
Region of Origin

Nigde, a town in central Anatolia, is known for rugs with geometric Anatolian motifs featuring hexagonal medallions and hooked details.

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.