Zuhdo

Zuhdo Vintage Oriental Runner Rug

Description

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

Dimensions: 4'2" x 10'3" (127 cm x 314 cm)

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

Product 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:
  • Orange
Color Palette:
  • Spiced Pumpkin Orange

    A medium orange, slightly brownish

  • Goldenrod Yellow

    A deep, orangish yellow

  • Royal Blue

    A medium-to-deep true blue

  • Ash Brown Gray

    A light-to-medium brownish gray

  • Dusty Rose Pink

    A medium-to-light pink-red

  • Teal

    A medium blue-green

Product Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 4'2" x 10'3" (127 cm x 314 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Fringe: measures 0.8" (2 cm)
  • Color palette: spiced pumpkin orange, goldenrod yellow, royal blue, ash brown gray, dusty rose pink, teal

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 classic, eight-pointed star stands for balance and harmony
  • Typically associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, these latch-hook ornaments are believed to protect against sources of danger—including ill will, wild animals, and natural disasters
  • A series of geometrically stylized waves represents water—a vital element of life
  • Abrash adds visual depth and texture in its variation in color and tone
  • A handsome, hand-braided fringe woven from threads of the loom
Region of Origin

Gaziantep is a major rug collection center located in southeastern Turkey. In particular, the area is known for hand-embroidered, flatweave cicims (a specific type of kilim).

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

Runners brighten the most narrow of spaces.

Hallway

Bedroom

Entryway

Kitchen

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