Mattie

Mattie

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'9" x 5'11" (145 cm x 182 cm)

Mattie 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

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'9" x 5'11" (145 cm x 182 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: salmon pink, crimson red, seafoam green, cornflower blue, lemon yellow

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A central medallion centerpiece design appropriated from 15th century Persian manuscript covers, now a mainstay of carpet weaving
  • A universal design feature of rugs, floral motifs appear in a variety of stylized forms from natural, abstract, to geometric
  • A minimalist midcentury motif with art deco elements
Region of Origin

Balikesir is a town in western Anatolia known for its nomadic Yoruk rugs featuring stepped hexagonal patterns and a maze of latch-hook motifs.

Material Details

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply.

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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