Adorata

Adorata Vintage Turkish Runner Rug

Description

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

Dimensions: 4'3" x 9'8" (130 cm x 297 cm)

Adorata has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.

Product 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:
  • Orange
Color Palette:
  • Spiced Pumpkin Orange

    A medium orange, slightly brownish

  • Cornflower Blue

    A light-to-medium slightly violet-blue

  • Teal

    A medium blue-green

  • Emerald Green

    A medium, true green

Product Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 4'3" x 9'8" (130 cm x 297 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: spiced pumpkin orange, cornflower blue, teal, emerald 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 four medallions to create multiple points of visual interest and direction
  • 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 bold set of ram’s horns represents strength and bravery
  • A crosshatched fade from gentle wear over time produces a soft, distressed look, muting the original color palette
Region of Origin

Sille, a village in central Turkey near Konya, is known for its wide runners that feature Anatolian patterns with repeating geometric medallions—commonly woven with distinctive red or coral warps and wefts.

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

Runners brighten the most narrow of spaces.

Hallway

Bedroom

Entryway

Kitchen

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