Zoeke

Zoeke Vintage Oriental Rug

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Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'8" x 10'2" (205 cm x 310 cm)

Zoeke 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:
  • Red
Color Palette:
  • Cadmium Red

    A slightly-warm, medium red

  • Crimson Red

    A strong red, inclining to purple

  • Indigo

    A true indigo: dark blue, almost purple

  • Bone Beige

    A pale, cool beige

  • Slate Gray

    A medium blue-gray

  • Powder Blue

    A pale pastel blue

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 6'8" x 10'2" (205 cm x 310 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: cadmium red, crimson red, indigo, bone beige, slate gray, powder blue

Curator's Notes

Motifs
  • A central medallion anchors the motif to a center focal point from which the design blooms out and is balanced by complementary design elements
  • Classic and timeless Persian motifs feature intricate patterns and floral designs, all framed by a border
  • Twin pendants flank a central medallion
  • The corners of the rug are heavily ornate
  • A crosshatched fade from gentle wear over time produces a soft, distressed look, muting the original color palette
  • A larger border is flanked by two smaller borders
  • A simple, open field pops in contrast with the rug’s more complex borders
Region of Origin

Isparta of southwest Turkey is considered to be one of the major rug production centers in the entire country. Rugs from this area typically feature traditional Turkish motifs and floral designs.

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. 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

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

Living Room

Bedroom

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