Sanneke

Sanneke Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 5'8" x 8'11" (173 cm x 274 cm)

Sanneke 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:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Dusty Rose Pink

    A medium-to-light pink-red

  • Warm Vanilla Beige

    A warm pale beige, almost tan

  • Teal

    A medium blue-green

  • Sandstone

    A light tan

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 5'8" x 8'11" (173 cm x 274 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: dusty rose pink, warm vanilla beige, teal, sandstone

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • A central medallion anchors the motif to a center focal point from which the design blooms out and is balanced by complementary design elements
  • Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and primitive shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • A symmetrical overhead view of a floral rosette
  • A tree of life (a symbol found in several religions around the world) alludes to the Garden of Eden
  • Features a one-of-kind and subtly distressed look from gentle wear over time
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 knotted 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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