Harshang Handwoven Tribal Rug, J70555
Size: 11' 6" X 14' 9"
Pile Fiber: Wool
|11' 6" X 14' 9"
|12 X 15
|Nomadic Persian & Turkish
Introducing our exquisite Afghani rug, featuring a captivating design known as Harshang. This tribal-style rug showcases a medium blue background adorned with an ivory border, creating a harmonious contrast. Crafted with the utmost precision, this rug is the epitome of fine craftsmanship.
Originating from Afghanistan, this rug is a testament to the artistry of ethnic Turkmen weavers, primarily hailing from the Esari subtribe. The wool used in this masterpiece is sourced from sheep in the Ghazni Province, renowned for producing high-quality, long-staple and oily wool. This particular region's mountainous terrain contributes to the superior quality of the wool, making it perfect for carpet weaving.
The raw Ghazni wool is transported to the western side of Afghanistan, near Herat, where it undergoes the meticulous process of hand carting and spinning into carpet yarn. The local weavers then weave this rug using traditional floor looms in their own homes, allowing for a cottage industry-type production. The asy