Yousef

Yousef Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 4'5" x 7'7" (137 cm x 232 cm)

Yousef 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:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Dark Dusty Rose Pink

    A dark pink-red

  • Prussian Blue

    A dark gray to black-blue

  • Cantaloupe

    A pale pastel orange

  • Mustard Yellow

    A rich, brownish yellow

  • Cream

    A warm off-white

  • Chartreuse

    A yellow-green

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'5" x 7'7" (137 cm x 232 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: dark dusty rose pink, prussian blue, cantaloupe, mustard yellow, cream, chartreuse

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
  • A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
  • The central design is bookended by banner skirt panels
  • A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
Region of Origin

Taspinar, in south central Anatolia, is known for high-quality wool rugs with Anatolian motifs that feature elongated hexagonal medallions with stepped edges and geometric floral 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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