Xheladin

Xheladin Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'4" x 7'4" (133 cm x 226 cm)

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

Rug Type:
  • Original Vintage

    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:
  • Multicolor
Color Palette:
  • Cadmium Red

    A slightly-warm, medium red

  • Prussian Blue

    A dark gray to black-blue

  • Goldenrod Yellow

    A deep, orangish yellow

  • Mustard Yellow

    A rich, brownish yellow

  • Cantaloupe

    A pale pastel orange

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'4" x 7'4" (133 cm x 226 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: cadmium red, prussian blue, goldenrod yellow, mustard yellow, cantaloupe

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A modern carpet-weaving mainstay, this medallion centerpiece design was inspired by 15th-century Persian manuscript covers
  • A hexagonal shape (also known as a “lozenge”) represents the female form and fertility
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • The central design is bookended by banner skirt panels
  • Patterned with geometrically serrated leaves
Region of Origin

Ortakoy, found in central Anatolia, is known for geometric Anatolian motifs with hexagonal medallions and stepped details.

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 plush—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on.

How to Style This Rug

Spruce up smaller spaces with small rugs between 3’ x 5’ and 5’ x 8’.

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

Kitchen

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