Sanel

Only one made

Sanel Vintage Turkish Runner Rug

Estimated ship date four weeks from purchase date.

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'4" x 14'2" (194 cm x 433 cm)

Sanel has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.

Rug 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:
  • Espresso Brown

    An almost-black brown

  • Walnut Brown

    A medium-to-dark true brown

  • Graphite Gray

    A medium true gray

  • Rich Amethyst

    A dark, true purple

  • Teal

    A medium blue-green

  • Magenta

    A neon blue-pink, also known as hot pink

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug— only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 6'4" x 14'2" (194 cm x 433 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: espresso brown, walnut brown, graphite gray, rich amethyst, teal, magenta

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
  • Directional design or color gradients with purposeful asymmetry and movement
  • Abrash adds visual depth and texture in its variation in color and tone
  • 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
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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