Ophir

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

Dimensions: 3'5" x 4'7" (105 cm x 140 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: 3'5" x 4'7" (105 cm x 140 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, camel, terracotta, lavender
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Architectural elements represent significant structures like monuments, churches, temples, and ruins
  • Triangular amulet design—believed to protect against evil spirits and bad luck
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • A simple, but classic design—zig-zag patterns represent water as a vital element in life
Region of Origin

Konya is the former capital of the Selcuk empire—where the earliest traditions of weaving can be traced back to. Today, the area is still a key producer of rugs in Turkey.

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.