Mejra

Mejra Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'3" x 7'7" (132 cm x 233 cm)

Mejra 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:
  • Multicolor
Color Palette:
  • Dark Dusty Rose Pink

    A dark pink-red

  • Indigo

    A true indigo: dark blue, almost purple

  • Tangerine Orange

    A light, true orange

  • Cream

    A warm off-white

  • Chartreuse

    A yellow-green

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'3" x 7'7" (132 cm x 233 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: dark dusty rose pink, indigo, tangerine orange, cream, chartreuse

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Diamonds are interconnected and repeated throughout to create a dynamic field of both the diamonds and the resulting geometric shapes within the negative space the pattern's negative space
  • 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
  • Triangular amulet design—believed to protect against evil spirits and bad luck
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
Region of Origin

Anatolia makes up the majority of modern-day Turkey. Rugs from this region are defined by their tribal and geometric designs—with plenty of symbols reflecting life from traditional households.

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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