Nicodemo

Nicodemo Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 5'2" x 9'4" (160 cm x 287 cm)

Nicodemo has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.

Rug Type:
  • Original Vintage

    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:
  • Beige, Cream
Color Palette:
  • Bone Beige

    A pale, cool beige

  • Terracotta

    A light-to-medium reddish tan

  • Camel

    A medium-to-dark tan

  • Slate Gray

    A medium blue-gray

  • Powder Blue

    A pale pastel blue

  • Crimson Red

    A strong red, inclining to purple

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 5'2" x 9'4" (160 cm x 287 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: bone beige, terracotta, camel, slate gray, powder blue, crimson red

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A series of repeating medallions fill out the field in balanced, ornamental details
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • A crosshatched fade from gentle wear over time produces a soft, distressed look, muting the original color palette
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
Region of Origin

Isparta of southwest Turkey is considered to be one of the major rug production centers in the entire country. Rugs from this area typically feature traditional Turkish motifs and floral designs.

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. This wool pile is woven onto a cotton foundation, another popular choice in rug design. The cotton used is rigid, strong, and provides a sturdy foundation that’s designed to last a lifetime—or ten.

How to Style This Rug

Medium rugs between 5’ x 8’ and 6’ x 9’ are loved for their versatility.

Living Room

Bedroom

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