Nadda

Nadda Vintage Turkish Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 7'1" x 8'11" (218 cm x 273 cm)

Nadda 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:
  • Bone Beige

    A pale, cool beige

  • Dusty Rose Pink

    A medium-to-light pink-red

  • Blush Beige

    A pale pinkish beige

  • Slate Gray

    A medium blue-gray

  • Seafoam Green

    A pale blue-green

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 7'1" x 8'11" (218 cm x 273 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: bone beige, dusty rose pink, blush beige, slate gray, seafoam green

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and simple shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • A central medallion anchors the motif to a center focal point from which the design blooms out and is balanced by complementary design elements
  • 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 geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
  • A symmetrical overhead view of a floral rosette
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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