Marylee

Marylee Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'3" x 8'9" (131 cm x 268 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Naturally Aged

    Vintage, handwoven rugs from Turkey and Morocco, selected for their color and design and preserved as-is.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Purple
Color Palette:
  • Eggplant

    A dark, brownish purple

  • Cornflower Blue

    A light-to-medium slightly violet-blue

  • Lavender

    A light violet

  • Sandstone

    A light tan

  • Pale Sage Gray

    A light-to-medium gray with a greenish tint

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'3" x 8'9" (131 cm x 268 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: eggplant, cornflower blue, lavender, sandstone, pale sage gray

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A central medallion anchors the motif to a center focal point from which the design blooms out and is balanced by complementary design elements
  • A geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, yet artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • The central design is bookended by banner skirt panels
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • 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.

How to Style This Rug

Spruce up smaller spaces with small rugs between 3’ x 5’ and 5’ x 8’.

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

Kitchen

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