One-of-a-kind vintage rug, hand-knotted in Taspinar, Turkey

Dimensions: 4'9" x 8'6" (144 cm x 258 cm)

Natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted rugs, as are occasional imperfections. We ensure that the rug meets all standards for quality and this does not detract from its overall aesthetic. Please check the Product Details for more information.

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
  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'9" x 8'6" (144 cm x 258 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: crimson red, navy, warm vanilla beige, eggplant
  • The sides of the rug are freeform and not perfectly straight, reflecting the handwoven nature and nomadic roots of this product.
  • The rug's edges at the fringe are freeform and not perfectly straight, reflecting the handwoven nature and nomadic roots of this product.
  • 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
    • Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and simple shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
    Region of Origin

    Taspinar, in south central Anatolia, is known for high-quality wool rugs with Anatolian motifs that feature elongated hexagonal medallions with stepped edges and geometric floral 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 incredibly soft—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on.

    • We recommend that you regularly vacuum your rug to remove dirt and grime. Depending on how heavily your rug is used, just once or twice a month is adequate. Too much vacuuming can wear down the knots and fibers more quickly. If you have a suction attachment on your vacuum cleaner, use that instead of a rotary vacuum.
    • Every few months, you’ll also want to flip your rug over and vacuum the back to get the grit out of the foundation of the rug. It also helps to rotate your rug once a year to ensure even wear over time.
    • Every 3-5 years, we recommend getting your rug professionally hand-washed. Please do not take it to get steam or dry cleaned—this will almost certainly damage the rug! Hand-washing requires the use of a pH-balanced shampoo, worked into the rug by hand with a soft-bristled brush, before being rinsed thoroughly. This process should be repeated a few times.
    • In case of spills:
      • If the spill is organic and non-oily (e.g., wine), use a paper towel or cloth to blot the liquid. Add some clean water sparingly to the spot to dilute the stain (or wet a paper towel or cloth) and blot. Repeat this process until the stain is removed.
      • If the stain is persistent, resist the urge to scrub. Scrubbing can damage the wool fibers and more easily allow the stain to penetrate. You may try using a mild detergent, such as very diluted dishwashing soap, following the same blot-and-rinse procedure.
      • If the spill is a denser, more oily liquid, try first to scoop what you can from the surface using a spoon or perhaps some heavier paper, and then do the blot-and-rinse. If the spill is significant, non-organic and/or composed of chemical substances, or the above methods don’t work, we suggest getting the rug professionally hand-washed as soon as possible.
      • For rugs with deeply saturated color palettes, be sure to spot-clean them in an area that can be hosed down immediately after, as some color bleeding may occur.

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    Virgo Vintage Turkish Rug

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    You do need a rug pad
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    Why You Need a Rug Pad

    While we recommend a rug pad for all rugs, they’re especially important for flatweaves, whose slim profile requires extra padding.

    A rug pad prevents unwanted bunching and sliding, adds a subtle lift, and gives your rug a more cushioned feel underfoot.

    Our rug pads are made of recycled felt and natural rubber, whereas lesser rug pads’ thin, sticky web can damage your flooring.

    Moisture and mildew resistant, a rug pad stops dirt and grime from settling in your rug’s fibers.

    The right rug pad

    A must-have for flatweaves and other lower-pile pieces, a rug pad is the secret ingredient to maintaining your rug’s appearance and longevity. Width-wise, you’ll want to trim your rug pad so it’s 1-2” shorter than your rug on all four sides. Height-wise, we offer two premium rug pad options, both made of cozy recycled felt and natural rubber.

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    Thickness 1/8" 1/5"
    Best For

    Light cushion for high traffic areas, layered rugs, and under doorways

    Extra padding for playrooms, cozy living spaces, and kitchens

    1/8" thick; 100% recycled felt and natural rubber. Trim with scissors for the perfect fit.

    1/5" thick; 100% recycled felt and natural rubber. Trim with scissors for the perfect fit.

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