Khotan Handwoven Traditional Rug, J53142
Size: 13' 2" X 14' 0"
Pile Fiber: Wool
|13' 2" X 14' 0"
|12 X 15
Introducing our exquisite Afghani Khotan rug, a true masterpiece of traditional design. This rug originates from Khotan, an ancient center of rug craftsmanship situated along the Silk Road in East Turkestan. With its rich history and refined style, the Khotan design has captivated rug enthusiasts for centuries.
The background of this rug is adorned with a stunning shade of green, creating a sense of natural beauty and tranquility. The wine-colored border adds a touch of elegance and depth, perfectly complementing the overall design. Made with wool on cotton, this new rug embodies both durability and comfort.
Measuring at 13'2" x 14'0", this Khotan rug is a grand addition to any space. Its long and narrow shape is commonly found in Khotan rugs, giving it a unique presence. The glossy finish, achieved through the use of wool or silk woven with asymmetrical knots, adds a touch of sophistication to this magnificent piece.
The design of the Khotan rug is a testament to the blending of cultures along the Silk Road. Influenced by both Chinese and Persian motifs, this rug showcases a harmonious fusion of styles. The palette of lacquer reds, golden yellows, subtle pastels, and earth-tones like green and cream, further showcases the diversity and beauty of this design.
Throughout history, Khotan rugs have symbolized prosperity and sophistication. Grand medallions, ornate borders, and depictions of pomegranates grace the intricate patterns of these rugs. Pomegranates, with their branches intricately woven into geometric designs, have become an iconic symbol within Khotan rug artistry. Additionally, some Khotan rugs feature metallic threads, adding a touch of opulence to their already captivating beauty.
Khotan rugs, often referred to as an oasis of weaving, age beautifully and seamlessly fit into a variety of design settings, from sophisticated to eclectic. They are renowned for their craftsmanship and timeless elegance, making them highly sought-after by collectors and interior designers alike.
Each Khotan rug is a testament to the skill and artistry of the ethnic Turkmen weavers, who predominantly come from the Esari Subtribe. The raw wool used in these rugs is sourced from the Ghazni Province of Southeast Afghanistan, known for its high-quality wool. This wool is then hand-spun into carpet yarn before being woven on traditional floor looms in the weavers' homes.
With a knots per square inch (KPSI) of 104, this particular Khotan rug showcases the meticulous attention to detail and craftsmanship of its creators. A total of 2,740,038 individually hand-tied knots make up the intricate patterns and designs, ensuring its longevity and durability.
Experience the timeless beauty and cultural heritage of the Afghani Khotan rug. Its traditional design, luxurious materials, and superior craftsmanship make it a truly exceptional piece of art. Add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your space with this magnificent rug that seamlessly blends Chinese and Persian influences into a harmonious masterpiece.