Altun

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Altun Vintage Turkish Runner Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'5" x 11'1" (135 cm x 339 cm)

Altun 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

  • Coral

    A light-to-medium reddish-pinkish orange

  • Powder Blue

    A pale pastel blue

  • Navy

    A deep true navy

  • Moss Green

    A grayish green, with a hint of yellow

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'5" x 11'1" (135 cm x 339 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: salmon pink, coral, powder blue, navy, moss 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 five medallions to create multiple points of visual interest and direction
  • A bold set of ram’s horns represents strength and bravery
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
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 incredibly soft—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on.

How to Style This Rug

Runners brighten the most narrow of spaces.

Hallway

Bedroom

Entryway

Kitchen

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