Besar

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Besar Vintage Turkish Rug

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Rug Description

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, handknotted in Milas, Turkey

Dimensions: 4'4" x 5'11" (134 cm x 182 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Hand-knotted Rugs

    Sturdy pile rugs meticulously woven by hand, with individually hand-tied knots, so no two are exactly alike

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Beige, Cream
Color Palette:
  • Warm Vanilla Beige

    A warm pale beige, almost tan

  • Dusty Rose Pink

    A medium-to-light pink-red

  • Slate Gray

    A medium blue-gray

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'4" x 5'11" (134 cm x 182 cm)
  • Fringe: measures 3.1" (8 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2"(0.5cm)
  • Color palette: warm vanilla beige, dusty rose pink, slate gray

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Lined with a repeating set of three medallions to create multiple points of visual interest and direction
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • A series of geometrically stylized waves represents water—a vital element of life
Region of Origin

Milas is a major center for weaving in western Turkey—rugs from this region can be recognized by their fascinating geometric patterns.

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

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

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

Kitchen

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