Alihan

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Alihan Vintage Overdyed Runner Rug

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Description

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

Dimensions: 1'10" x 5'1" (57 cm x 156 cm)

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

Product Type:
  • Overdyed

    Selected for their patterns, overdyed vintage rugs retain their original visual structure and are dyed to brighter, monotone palette.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Blue

Product Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% hemp
  • Dimensions: 1'10" x 5'1" (57 cm x 156 cm)
  • Thickness: approximately 0.15" (3-4 mm)
  • Color palette: cornflower blue, inky black
  • 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)
  • Stripes—a simple and timeless classic
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

Runners brighten the most narrow of spaces.

Hallway

Bedroom

Entryway

Kitchen

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