Sarmis

Only one made

Sarmis Vintage Turkish Rug

Dimensions:
3'6" x 5'9" (109 cm x 176 cm)

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 3'6" x 5'9" (109 cm x 176 cm)

Sarmis 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:
  • Red

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 3'6" x 5'9" (109 cm x 176 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2"(0.5cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, indigo, slate gray, charcoal

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • Deeply meaningful symbols to the women weavers of this culture, these interconnected medallions represent pregnancy and motherhood
  • A geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
Region of Origin

Ortakoy, found in central Anatolia, is known for geometric Anatolian motifs with hexagonal medallions and stepped details.

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

Add an accent with petite rugs up to 3’ x 5’.

Wall

Bath

Entry

Kitchen

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