Ajmal

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Ajmal Vintage Turkish Runner Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 3'9" x 11'3" (115 cm x 345 cm)

Ajmal 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:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Salmon Pink

    A light, slightly coral pink

  • Indigo

    A true indigo: dark blue, almost purple

  • Moss Green

    A grayish green, with a hint of yellow

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 3'9" x 11'3" (115 cm x 345 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2"(0.5cm)
  • Color palette: salmon pink, indigo, moss green

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • Lined with a repeating set of five medallions to create multiple points of visual interest and direction
  • Anatolian in origin, a hands-on-hips motif represents a mother goddess figure (sometimes with a child in her womb)—symbolizing motherhood, fertility, and abundance
  • 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
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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