Tereza

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

Dimensions: 1'8" x 3'3" (51 cm x 101 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: 1'8" x 3'3" (51 cm x 101 cm)
  • Color palette: salmon pink, lime green
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • Oversized geometrically stylized birds, possibly peacocks, illustrate regal beauty and splendor
  • A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
Region of Origin

Nigde is a town in central Anatolia known for its rugs that feature hexagonal medallions in geometric Anatolian motifs, often with hooked details.

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.