Shamil

Shamil Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'4" x 9'4" (195 cm x 285 cm)

Shamil 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:
  • Beige, Cream
Color Palette:
  • Warm Vanilla Beige

    A warm pale beige, almost tan

  • Teal

    A medium blue-green

  • Baby Blue

    A light azure blue

  • Taupe

    A medium-to-dark brown-gray

  • Maroon

    A medium-to-dark purplish red

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 6'4" x 9'4" (195 cm x 285 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: warm vanilla beige, teal, baby blue, taupe, maroon

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
  • A simple, but classic design—zig-zag patterns represent water as a vital element in life
  • A series of geometrically stylized waves represents water—a vital element of life
  • An absolute classic, diamond-based designs create a beautiful and dynamic field of geometric shapes
  • Patterned with geometrically serrated leaves
Region of Origin

Milas is a major center for weaving in western Turkey—rugs from this region can be recognized by their fascinating geometric patterns.

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

Large rugs from 6’ x 9’ to 7’ x 10’ make great centerpieces.

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