3'4" x 12'0" Vintage Turkish Rug/ Costan
One-of-a-kind vintage rug, handwoven and hand knotted in Malatya, Turkey. Costan has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.
- Dimensions: 3'4" x 12'0" (103 cm x 366 cm)
- 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
- Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
- Color palette: crimson red, navy, warm vanilla beige, pale sage gray
Rug displays mottling of dyes throughout, which is inherent to the handmade nature of this product (see last photo); we ensure that the rug meets all standards for quality and this does not detract from its overall aesthetic
Clean regularly using non-rotary vacuum. Rotate on occasion to ensure even wear. Do not dry clean or steam clean. Professional hand washing recommended every 3-5 years
Region of Origin + Material Details
Malatya, found in central Anatolia, is known for its coarsely knotted rugs and geometric designs woven by Kurdish tribes.
Wool is the most widely used fiber in Turkish rug design. Not only is it plentiful in supply, it’s durable, long-lasting, and soft. The wool pile is knotted onto a cotton foundation, cotton used is rigid, strong, and provides a sturdy foundation that’s designed to last a lifetime.