Miguela

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

Dimensions: 5'4" x 6'6" (164 cm x 200 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: 5'4" x 6'6" (164 cm x 200 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: cornflower blue, crimson red, cream, puce brown
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A modern carpet-weaving mainstay, this medallion centerpiece design was inspired by 15th-century Persian manuscript covers
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • Triangular amulet design—believed to protect against evil spirits and bad luck
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
  • A tree of life (a symbol found in several religions around the world) alludes to the Garden of Eden
Region of Origin

Yagcibedir rugs are crafted from pure wool and produced in the mountain villages of northwestern Turkey. These carpets are known for their extremely high quality, geometric motifs, and distinct red and dark blue color palettes.

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.