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

Dimensions: 2'10" x 4'5" (87 cm x 135 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 pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 2'10" x 4'5" (87 cm x 135 cm)
  • Color palette: warm vanilla beige, dove gray, sandstone, teal
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • A central medallion centerpiece design appropriated from 15th century Persian manuscript covers, now a mainstay of carpet weaving
  • Ornate quarter medallions corners
  • A wide dominant border flanked by two minor reciprocal borders
  • Twin pendants flank a central medallion
Region of Origin

Kayseri is an important rug production center in central Anatolia. Generally, Kayseri rugs feature finely-knotted Persian or geometric motifs.

Material Details

Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply. A cotton foundation is also a popular choice, used to tie the wool knots onto. Cotton is rigid and strong, providing a firm foundation that stands the test of time.