Bachar

Bachar Vintage Turkish Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'3" x 8'11" (193 cm x 273 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Original Vintage

    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:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Bone Beige

    A pale, cool beige

  • Warm Vanilla Beige

    A warm pale beige, almost tan

  • Moss Green

    A grayish green, with a hint of yellow

  • Periwinkle Blue

    A light lavender-blue

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 6'3" x 8'11" (193 cm x 273 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: bone beige, warm vanilla beige, moss green, periwinkle blue

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • A central medallion anchors the motif to a center focal point from which the design blooms out and is balanced by complementary design elements
  • A geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
  • A bold set of ram’s horns represents strength and bravery
  • A pattern of repeating hooks mirrors a set of breaking waves and represents protection against ill will and disaster
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
Region of Origin

Kars, found in the easternmost part of Turkey (near the Caucasus border), is known for its rugs woven with modified Caucasian designs. Almost always constructed with an all-wool foundation, these rugs are coarsely woven in either earth-toned natural wool colors (like cream, gray, and brown) or pastel pinks and blues.

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 incredibly soft—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on.

How to Style This Rug

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

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