Aaldrik

Aaldrik Vintage Turkish Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'6" x 9'6" (200 cm x 291 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Naturally Aged

    Vintage, handwoven rugs from Turkey and Morocco, selected for their color and design and preserved as-is.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Beige, Cream
Color Palette:
  • Bone Beige

    A pale, cool beige

  • Sandstone

    A light tan

  • Navy

    A deep true navy

  • Walnut Brown

    A medium-to-dark true brown

  • Cream

    A warm off-white

  • Rust Red

    A brownish red

  • Cornflower Blue

    A light-to-medium slightly violet-blue

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 6'6" x 9'6" (200 cm x 291 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: bone beige, sandstone, navy, walnut brown, cream, rust red, cornflower blue

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and simple shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • A series of repeating medallions create a beautifully complex field or pattern
  • Typically associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, these latch-hook ornaments are believed to protect against sources of danger—including ill will, wild animals, and natural disasters
  • A symmetrical overhead view of a floral rosette
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
Region of Origin

Kayseri, a key rug production center in central Anatolia, is known for rugs featuring finely knotted Persian or geometric motifs.

Material Details

Wool is the most widely used fiber in Turkish rug design. Not only is it plentiful in supply, it’s durable, long-lasting, and soft—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on. This wool pile is knotted onto a cotton foundation, another popular choice in rug design. The cotton used is rigid, strong, and provides a sturdy foundation that’s designed to last a lifetime—or ten.

How to Style This Rug

Large rugs from 6’ x 9’ to 7’ x 10’ make great centerpieces.

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