Seppi

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Seppi Vintage Turkish Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'1" x 9'0" (186 cm x 276 cm)

Seppi 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

  • Faded Raspberry

    A light red-purple

  • Teal

    A medium blue-green

  • Navy

    A deep true navy

  • Terracotta

    A light-to-medium reddish tan

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind new rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 6'1" x 9'0" (186 cm x 276 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: warm vanilla beige, faded raspberry, teal, navy, terracotta

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A series of repeating medallions fill out the field in balanced, ornamental details
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
Region of Origin

Hereke, found just east of Istanbul, is the most renowned carpet-making town in all of Turkey. Because sultans would source rugs from this area for their palaces, Hereke carpets are widely known as “palace carpets.” These rugs feature classic Persian designs with a fine-knot density, and are crafted mostly from wool and occasionally Bursa silk. In recent years, the region has suffered several earthquakes, halting the once-flourishing rug industry. Because these particular carpets are no longer in production, their value has gone way up and they’ve become highly coveted among collectors.

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

Large rugs from 6’ x 9’ to 7’ x 10’ make great centerpieces.

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