Laili

Laili Vintage Turkish Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'5" x 6'11" (137 cm x 212 cm)

Laili 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:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Bone Beige

    A pale, cool beige

  • Baby Blue

    A light azure blue

  • Navy

    A deep true navy

  • Mustard Yellow

    A rich, brownish yellow

  • Moss Green

    A grayish green, with a hint of yellow

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'5" x 6'11" (137 cm x 212 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: bone beige, baby blue, navy, mustard yellow, moss green

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
  • Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and simple shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • A geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • A symmetrical overhead view of a floral rosette
  • A simple, but classic design—zig-zag patterns represent water as a vital element in life
  • 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

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

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

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