Wera

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Wera Vintage Overdyed Rug

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Rug Description

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, flatwoven by hand in Konya, Turkey

Dimensions: 5'6" x 7'4" (168 cm x 224 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Flatweave Rugs

    Reversible rugs without pile, also known as kilims, made by hand-weaving horizontal weft yarns through vertical warp yarns

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Blue
Color Palette:
  • Periwinkle Blue

    A light lavender-blue

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% hemp
  • Dimensions: 5'6" x 7'4" (168 cm x 224 cm)
  • Thickness: approximately 0.15" (3-4 mm)
  • Color palette: periwinkle blue
  • Redyed using lab-tested azo-free dyes

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • This rug has a minimal design with a single color field, showcasing the yarn's texture and sheen
Region of Origin

Konya is the former capital of the Selcuk empire—where the earliest traditions of weaving can be traced back to. Today, the area is still a key producer of rugs in Turkey.

Material Details

Hemp is one of the most durable natural fibers out there. Turkish artisans crafted pure hemp rugs up until the ‘60s—when cannabis production became illegal. Women used hemp rugs outdoors for kitchen working, laying wheat, rice, and herbs on top of them to dry. Hemp is especially good for summer or hot climates: it stays cool underfoot even as temperatures rise.

How to Style This Rug

Spruce up smaller spaces with small rugs between 3’ x 5’ and 5’ x 8’.

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

Kitchen

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