Sheelagh

Sheelagh Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'4" x 9'10" (194 cm x 300 cm)

Sheelagh 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:
  • Red
Color Palette:
  • Crimson Red

    A strong red, inclining to purple

  • Cornflower Blue

    A light-to-medium slightly violet-blue

  • Seafoam Green

    A pale blue-green

  • Bubblegum Pink

    A medium true pink

  • Warm Vanilla Beige

    A warm pale beige, almost tan

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 6'4" x 9'10" (194 cm x 300 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, cornflower blue, seafoam green, bubblegum pink, warm vanilla beige

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A series of repeating medallions
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
  • A crosshatched fade from gentle wear over time produces a soft, distressed look, muting the original color palette
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 woven 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

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

Living Room

Bedroom

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