Otthold

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Otthold Vintage Turkish Runner Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 3'10" x 10'9" (118 cm x 328 cm)

Otthold 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:
  • Purple
Color Palette:
  • Lavender

    A light violet

  • Royal Blue

    A medium-to-deep true blue

  • Cream

    A warm off-white

  • Dove Gray

    A pale gray with a hint of blue

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug— only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 3'10" x 10'9" (118 cm x 328 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: lavender, royal blue, cream, dove gray

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 geometric, step-like pattern which expresses the primitive, artisanal qualities of weaving from nomadic cultures
  • 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

Demirci is one of the most established handmade carpet production centers in all of Turkey. Rugs from this area can be distinguished by their coarse knots woven onto a cotton foundation, usually depicting a simple Persian motif.

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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