Nazmiye

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, flatwoven in Konya, Turkey

Dimensions: 2'1" x 8'10" (66 cm x 270 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: 2'1" x 8'10" (66 cm x 270 cm)
  • Color palette: rust red, goldenrod yellow, coral
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Simple and timeless stripes
  • Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A beautiful handbraided fringe comprised of the threads of the loom
Region of Origin

Konya is the former capital of the Selcuk empire from where the earliest weaving traditions can be traced. It remains an important producer of rugs in Turkey.

Material Details

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