Violanda

Violanda Vintage Tribal Kilim Rug

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Rug Description

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, flatwoven in Mut, Turkey

Dimensions: 4'5" x 9'2" (137 cm x 280 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Kilim

    Flatwoven, pileless rugs that often have distinctive geometric patterns and contrasting bright colors.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Magenta

    A neon blue-pink, also known as hot pink

  • Salmon Pink

    A light, slightly coral pink

  • Espresso Brown

    An almost-black brown

  • Pale Yellow

    A light yellow, almost off-white

  • Cream

    A warm off-white

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • Goat hair with wool embroidery
  • Dimensions: 4'5" x 9'2" (137 cm x 280 cm)
  • Color palette: magenta, salmon pink, espresso brown, pale yellow, cream

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and simple shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • Diagonal lines weave and intersect, forming a grid-like pattern
  • A classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • A simple, but classic design—zig-zag patterns represent water as a vital element in life
Region of Origin

Mut is a seaside town in southern Turkey known for its hardy and tribal goat hair based flatweave kilims embroidered in intricate geometric patterns.

Material Details

Goat hair fibers are longer and firmer than those of sheep’s wool. Typically in kilims, goat hair is woven into a durable flatweave rug, then intricate designs are carefully hand-embroidered using wool yarn.

How to Style This Rug

Medium rugs between 5’ x 8’ and 6’ x 9’ are loved for their versatility.

Living Room

Bedroom

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