Peerke

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

Dimensions: 4'3" x 6'3" (130 cm x 193 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: 4'3" x 6'3" (130 cm x 193 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: dark dusty rose pink, honeydew green, royal blue, periwinkle blue, cream
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • A modern carpet-weaving mainstay, this medallion centerpiece design was inspired by 15th-century Persian manuscript covers
  • Triangular amulet design—believed to protect against evil spirits and bad luck
  • A classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
  • Patterned with geometrically serrated leaves
  • A series of geometrically stylized waves represents water—a vital element of life
  • Repeating knots are symmetrically arranged like overlapping flower petals
Region of Origin

Cannakkale is the modern-day site of ancient Troy. Rugs from this region are known for their classic Turkish geometric designs, red wefts, and plush 100% wool texture.

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.