Ottoman Handwoven Transitional Rug, J38300
Size: 8' 1" X 9' 7"
Pile Fiber: Wool
|8' 1" X 9' 7"
|8 X 10
Introducing our exquisite Afghani rug with Ottoman design, the perfect blend of elegance and transitional style. This rug showcases a beautiful rust background complemented by a camel border, creating a captivating contrast. Its main color, a rich shade of red, adds a vibrant touch to any space.
Crafted by talented ethnic Turkmen weavers, predominantly from the Esari Subtribe, this rug features wool sourced from the Ghazni Province in Southeast Afghanistan. The mountainous terrain of this region naturally produces longer staple oily wool, known for its superior quality in carpet weaving. The raw Ghazni wool is then transported to the western side of Afghanistan, near Herat, where it undergoes the meticulous process of hand carding and spinning into carpet yarn.
Handwoven on traditional floor looms within people's homes, this rug showcases the artistry and dedication of cottage industry type production. The weaving technique utilized is an asymmetrical "Persian" knot type, further enhancing the authenticity and craftsmanship of this piece. With a cotton warp and weft and a wool pile, this rug boasts double wefted heavily packed depressed warp weaving, guaranteeing exceptional durability.
To create its captivating colors, this rug utilizes centuries-old, all-natural dye stuffs. The charming red shade is derived from madder root dyes, cultivated from the roots of the Rubia tinctorum plant. The extensive history of madder root dyes spans various cultures worldwide, offering a range of warm and cool red, orange, pink, and brown tones.
With a knots per square inch (KPSI) of 80, this rug boasts an impressive 881,599 individually hand-tied knots in total. Each knot is a testament to the meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail poured into creating this masterpiece.
Measuring 8'1" x 9'7", this Afghani rug with Ottoman design is a true work of art, embodying the rich cultural heritage and unparalleled artistry of its origin. Transform any space into a haven of beauty and sophistication with this exceptional piece.
(Note: This descriptions is based on accurate and factual information provided by the boss)