Bakshaish Willow Handwoven Tribal Rug, J65140
Size: 4' 2" X 6' 0"
Pile Fiber: Wool
|Size||4' 2" X 6' 0"|
|Size Category||4 X 6|
|Sub Style||Nomadic Persian & Turkish|
Introducing our exquisite Bakshaish Willow rug, originating from Afghanistan, this tribal-style rug embodies the rich heritage of Afghan craftsmanship. The captivating navy background and vibrant red border create a striking contrast that adds depth and character to any space. Crafted using traditional floor looms in the homes of skilled weavers, this rug features an asymmetrical "Persian" knot type and a durable wool pile on a cotton warp and weft. The wool used in this rug is sourced from sheep in the mountainous terrain of the Ghazni Province in South East Afghanistan, known for producing longer staple, high-quality wool for carpet weaving.
This rug is infused with centuries-old natural dye stuffs, giving it a captivating blue hue. The beautiful blue color is derived from natural indigo, a dye extracted from the leaves of the indigo plant. Indigo dye has been used by humans for thousands of years and holds a significant place in various cultures around the world. Alongside the mesmerizing blue, the rug incorporates red accents created using natural madder root dyes. Madder root dyes, derived from the roots of the madder plant, have a long history of use in various parts of the world and can produce warm and cool shades of red, orange, pink, and brown.
With a knots per square inch of 80 and a total of 284,518 individually hand-tied knots, this rug exhibits exceptional craftsmanship and durability. Its size is 4'2" x 6'0", making it a versatile piece suitable for various room sizes and settings.
Experience the timeless beauty and cultural significance of our Bakshaish Willow rug. Its intricate design, high-quality materials, and traditional production methods make it a valuable addition to any collection or space.