Sylvestre

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

Dimensions: 3'8" x 6'4" (112 cm x 195 cm)

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

Product Details
  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 3'8" x 6'4" (112 cm x 195 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, puce brown, tangerine orange, warm vanilla beige
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • An interplay of repeating medallions fill out the field
  • Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • A geometric running water motif, with repeating waves, representing water as an indispensable element in life
Region of Origin

Anatolian rugs are defined by their tribal, geometric designs, rich in symbols reflective of life in traditional households.

Material Details

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply.