Illusion Handwoven Contemporary Rug, J70213
Size: 7' 11" X 10' 1"
Pile Fiber: Blue
|7' 11" X 10' 1"
|8 X 10
|Wool On Cotton
Introducing our exquisite "Soft Melody" collection: an exceptional blend of tradition, craftsmanship, and innovation. These contemporary rugs originate from the vicinity of Agra, India, where skilled artisans weave them by hand, using techniques that have been honed over centuries.
One of the defining features of the Soft Melody rug is the meticulous choice of materials. It incorporates a luxurious blend of imported, long-staple New Zealand wool (comprising 50-75% of the blend) along with superior local wool or South African wool. This combination results in a lustrous finish that sets it apart from rugs made solely with local wools. The imported New Zealand wool is carefully hand-carded and hand-spun into yarn, boosting the local economy around Agra.
What makes these rugs truly distinctive is the use of single-ply yarn. Unlike the more common two-ply yarns, each knot in a Soft Melody rug incorporates a single thread, resulting in a thicker, denser, and significantly heavier yarn. This characteristic, along with the utilization of an asymmetrical Persian-type knot, lends the rug a denser, nubbier texture and visibly pronounced knots, enhancing its tactile and visual appeal.
The Soft Melody rugs are renowned for their 6x6 density, which reflects the intricate craftsmanship involved. This meticulous attention to detail ensures robustness and exceptional design clarity.
Constructed with a 100% wool pile and cotton foundations, these rugs are mostly double-wefted, utilizing tightly spun cotton warps. With a pile height of approximately 3/8 inch, they offer both durability and comfort. The handspun yarn contributes to subtle color variations, imbuing each rug with a unique aesthetic achieved through artisanal dyeing techniques.
To ensure longevity and vibrant hues, these rugs employ chromium (or chrome) dyes. Unlike inferior synthetic dyes, they resist fading and boast excellent light-fast qualities. The high-quality chromium dyes used in these rugs are primarily imported from Switzerland and are applied to the wool in India, combining the best of international and local resources.
Experience the captivating allure of the Soft Melody collection â€“ a perfect harmony of tradition, innovation, and beauty.