Afonso

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Afonso Wool Area Rug

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Rug Description

One-of-a-kind vintage kilim rug, flatwoven in Bergama, Turkey

Dimensions: 6'4" x 9'7" (194 cm x 293 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Kilim

    Flatwoven, pileless rugs that often have distinctive geometric patterns and contrasting bright colors.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Red

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 6'4" x 9'7" (194 cm x 293 cm)
  • Flatweave (3-4mm thick)
  • Color palette: rust red, cream, navy, periwinkle blue, walnut brown

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
  • A tree of life (a symbol found in several religions around the world) alludes to the Garden of Eden
Region of Origin

Bergama is one of the most legendary, ancient weaving centers in all of Turkey. Rugs from this area can be characterized by their geometric floral motifs.

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

Large rugs from 6’ x 9’ to 7’ x 10’ make great centerpieces.

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Dining

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