Dafina

Dafina Vintage Turkish Runner Rug

Description

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

Dimensions: 2'11" x 9'10" (91 cm x 300 cm)

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

Product 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:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Dusty Rose Pink

    A medium-to-light pink-red

  • Bone Beige

    A pale, cool beige

  • Cornflower Blue

    A light-to-medium slightly violet-blue

  • Periwinkle Blue

    A light lavender-blue

  • Moss Green

    A grayish green, with a hint of yellow

Product Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 2'11" x 9'10" (91 cm x 300 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: dusty rose pink, bone beige, cornflower blue, periwinkle blue, moss green

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • A series of repeating medallions create a beautifully complex field or pattern
  • The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
Region of Origin

Sille, a village in central Turkey near Konya, is known for its wide runners that feature Anatolian patterns with repeating geometric medallions—commonly woven with distinctive red or coral warps and wefts.

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

Runners brighten the most narrow of spaces.

Hallway

Bedroom

Entryway

Kitchen

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