Nelu

Only one made

Nelu Vintage Turkish Runner Rug

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 2'11" x 10'7" (90 cm x 323 cm)

Nelu 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:
  • Dark Dusty Rose Pink

    A dark pink-red

  • Ash Brown Gray

    A light-to-medium brownish gray

  • Sandstone

    A light tan

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 2'11" x 10'7" (90 cm x 323 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2"(0.5cm)
  • Color palette: dark dusty rose pink, ash brown gray, sandstone

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A series of repeating medallions create a beautifully complex field or pattern
  • hooked details
  • Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and simple shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
Region of Origin

Malatya, found in central Anatolia, is known for its coarsely knotted rugs and geometric designs woven by Kurdish tribes.

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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