Fridegund

Only one made

Fridegund Vintage Turkish Runner Rug

Estimated ship date three weeks from purchase date.

Description

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

Dimensions: 2'10" x 9'4" (87 cm x 286 cm)

Fridegund 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:
  • Brown
Color Palette:
  • Walnut Brown

    A medium-to-dark true brown

  • Inky Black

    True black

  • Graphite Gray

    A medium true gray

  • Magenta

    A neon blue-pink, also known as hot pink

  • Rich Amethyst

    A dark, true purple

Product Details

  • One-of-a-kind new rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 2'10" x 9'4" (87 cm x 286 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: walnut brown, inky black, graphite gray, magenta, rich amethyst

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 three medallions to create multiple points of visual interest and direction
  • Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and simple shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
  • A geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • Abrash adds visual depth and texture in its variation in color and tone
Region of Origin

Woven in Southeastern Anatolia in the region of Hakkari,Turkey by the Herki Kurdish Tribal group, who are well known for their exquisite weaving, which use naturally dyed glossy wool, resulting in bright and vivid colors.

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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