Raytcho

Raytcho Vintage Tribal Kilim Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'7" x 6'6" (140 cm x 200 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Kilim

    Flatwoven, pileless rugs that often have distinctive geometric patterns and contrasting bright colors.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Brown
Color Palette:
  • Espresso Brown

    An almost-black brown

  • Cream

    A warm off-white

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% brushed goat hair
  • Dimensions: 4'7" x 6'6" (140 cm x 200 cm)
  • Color palette: espresso brown, cream

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A central medallion anchors the motif to a center focal point from which the design blooms out and is balanced by complementary design elements
  • A geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, yet artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • Stripes—a simple and timeless classic
  • A minimalist, midcentury design with art deco elements
Region of Origin

Siirt, in southeastern Turkey, is well known for lightweight, flatwoven kilims made from goat hair in shades of black, white, gray, and tan. These one-of-a-kind kilims feature a lustrous pile achieved by brushing the front-facing surface of the rug to tease up longer fibers.

Material Details

Goat hair fibers are longer and firmer than those of sheep’s wool. In a Siirt kilim, the goat hair is first flatwoven then brushed repeatedly to tease out a textured pile, imitating the furry hide of an animal pelt.

How to Style This Rug

Spruce up smaller spaces with small rugs between 3’ x 5’ and 5’ x 8’.

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

Kitchen

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