Jabbo

Jabbo Vintage Turkish Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'9" x 9'3" (206 cm x 283 cm)

Jabbo 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:
  • Warm Vanilla Beige

    A warm pale beige, almost tan

  • Dusty Rose Pink

    A medium-to-light pink-red

  • Seafoam Green

    A pale blue-green

  • Pale Sage Gray

    A light-to-medium gray with a greenish tint

  • Slate Gray

    A medium blue-gray

  • Walnut Brown

    A medium-to-dark true brown

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 6'9" x 9'3" (206 cm x 283 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Fringe: measures 3.1" (8 cm)
  • Color palette: warm vanilla beige, dusty rose pink, seafoam green, pale sage gray, slate gray, walnut brown

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
  • Crosses are a fundamental element of rug design (occasionally alluding to faith)
  • An absolute classic, diamond-based designs create a beautiful and dynamic field of geometric shapes
  • The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
  • 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 simple, but classic design—zig-zag patterns represent water as a vital element in life
Region of Origin

Kula, in western Turkey, is known for its tribal and geometric rug designs.

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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