Medina

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

Dimensions: 3'8" x 6'11" (113 cm x 211 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 pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 3'8" x 6'11" (113 cm x 211 cm)
  • Color palette: rose quartz, navy, goldenrod yellow
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A star motif symbolic of productivity
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
  • Geometric stepped details characteristic of Anatolian motifs
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
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

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply. A cotton foundation is also a popular choice, used to tie the wool knots onto. Cotton is rigid and strong, providing a firm foundation that stands the test of time.