Ashton 106" x 81", #812
One-of-a-kind vintage rug, flatwoven in Anatolia, Turkey
Dimensions: 106" x 81" (269 cm x 206cm)
Elsie has been professionally cleaned: Age related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.
- A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
- A series of repeating medallions create a beautifully complex field or pattern
- Artisanal and tribal, geometric designs feature angular edges and simple shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
Region of Origin
Kars is in the easternmost part of Turkey (near the Caucasus border), is known for its rugs woven with modified Caucasian designs. Almost always constructed with an all-wool foundation, these rugs are coarsely woven in either earth-toned natural wool colors (like cream, gray, and brown) or pastel pinks and blues.