Raiko

Raiko Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'1" x 6'0" (125 cm x 184 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Naturally Aged

    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:
  • Multicolor
Color Palette:
  • Crimson Red

    A strong red, inclining to purple

  • Navy

    A deep true navy

  • Puce Brown

    A light-to-medium brown, with reddish-purplish undertones

  • Eggplant

    A dark, brownish purple

  • Warm Vanilla Beige

    A warm pale beige, almost tan

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'1" x 6'0" (125 cm x 184 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, navy, puce brown, eggplant, warm vanilla beige

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Lined with a repeating set of three medallions to create multiple points of visual interest and direction
  • Crosses are a fundamental element of rug design (occasionally alluding to faith)
  • Just like a modern-day barber's pole, this pattern features alternating slanted stripes
  • Typically associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, these latch-hook ornaments are believed to protect against sources of danger—including ill will, wild animals, and natural disasters
Region of Origin

Dosemealti, located in southwestern Anatolia (just north of Antalya’s seaside location), is well known for rugs that depict Anatolian-style motifs, all centered around a stylized cross.

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.

How to Style This Rug

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