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Safavieh Cozy Solid Taupe Shag Rug

Overall Rating Rating 4.7  |  151 reviews  |  Write a review
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Item #: 14790758
    Cover up a bare area or conceal imperfections in your flooring with this polypropylene shag rug. You'll want to sink your toes into the high pile after a day spent on your feet. The taupe color keeps your living room decor classy and elegant....more

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    This power-loomed cozy solid shag rug offers luxurious comfort and easy-to-design styling. High-density polypropylene pile features a navy background and provides one of the most plush feels available in a rug. Warm up a wood floor or create extra elegance in a carpeted space with this beautiful shag rug. Its neutral taupe color blends well with furniture and window treatments in a range of color schemes from earth tones to rich colors. Multiple size options allows you to coordinate a look across several rooms.

    The rug is available in a few different shapes and sizes to ensure you are able to get the right rug to fit your specific needs. The taupe-colored rug pairs well with both modern and traditional styles of furniture without taking anything away from the overall look of your room.

    • Primary materials: Polypropylene
    • Pile height: 1.5 inches
    • Style: Casual
    • Primary color: Taupe
    • Pattern: Shag

    Tip: We recommend the use of a non-skid pad to keep the rug in place on smooth surfaces.

    All rug sizes are approximate. Due to the difference of monitor colors, some rug colors may vary slightly. We try to represent all rug colors accurately. Please refer to the text above for a description of the colors shown in the photo.
8 ft. x 10 ft.
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Brand: Safavieh


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    Casual, Shag
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    Round, Square
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  • 5 Stars 124
  • 4 Stars 15
  • 3 Stars 6
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  • A-mazing rug for your $$!

    I"m not kidding when I say I have been diligently searching for a rug for 2 years! I had decided in the end that I wanted to go with a shag for our living room but everywhere I looked (and I looked EVERYwhere!) if they were good quality, they were $XXX.XX dollars, if the were affordable, they were crap. I finally found this rug online and felt it was going to be too good to be true. I started at the screen for an hour trying to decide between mushroom, ivory, beige, or taupe. I clicked on taupe and couldn't be more pleased! It's a very gray shaded medium brown color. Simply stunning in my rustic home where I use lots of natural colors that are more on the cool end of the color spectrum. This rug is very plush, thick, and soft. My dog has made it his new bed (much to my demise). I would recommend this to anyone! I can't tell you how happy I am. Also I did not notice any odor from the rug after rolling it out. Had friends over the night after we got it and they didn't notice a smell either. I'm thinking of buying another one in a different color for our loft. Simply wonderful and Affordable!

  • Perfect!

    I ordered this rug after considering the same rug in mushroom, beige, and gray. Taupe is really what I wanted. I was aware that some reviewers thought the rug was darker than on screen and allowed for that possibility. However, my rug looks exactly as it appeared on my monitor. No surprises at all except how much I enjoy walking on it barefoot! Would highly recommend.

    • How did the color on site compare with the actual product? very close
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. feels wonderful underfoot
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? very
  • Just as expected - great!

    I am VERY pleased with these rugs. Colors are identical to the pics except there are light and dark yarns twisted together that give it a rich look instead of boring solid. I had ordered the 6x9 in beige (cream) for my formal living room and absolutely loved it, and now have the runner and another 6x9 in "taupe" for the den. These are very soft, thick, fluffy, luxurious area rugs. I did a LOT of shopping, and these were the nicest quality and best deal out there. Delivery of each item has been within a few days. The beige has two different colors (lt cream and dark cream mixed), so I called to see if the taupe was the same. I was told it was, so I ordered anxiously. The two colors mixed give it a rich, expensive look. The taupe is a mix of light and dark taupe blended together in the twisted yarns. Together it is a dark taupe, almost brown. If you want light, go with the beige instead which is a creamy off-white. These rugs are extremely thick (1-1/2") but vacuum very easily with my Dyson. Do not seem to shed. I cannot keep my bare feet out of them! My dogs love them. I bought some 1/4" carpet padding (from local hardware store) for underneath to hold them in place to the hardwood floors and to give a little extra cushion. Wow... I can't say enough about how nice these rugs are! The beige is classy in my formal living room, and the taupe is fun and shaggy in my den. Other reviewers said these have a smell and roll at the edges. Hellooo... they've been rolled up and have that new smell! Nothing a day unrolled on the floor won't cure. The smell goes away quickly (chemical smell from the spill-proofing I would assume), and the edges lay flat quickly after unrolling the rugs (roll them in the opposite direction for a minute - duh!) THESE ARE NICE!

  • Very pleased. Love these rugs

    These "Cozy Shag Rugs" by Safavieh are really great. I like them so much I bought one in Taupe and two in ivory. These rugs are so plush and nice to walk on... I'm very picky to say the least, and these rugs are way better then any shag rug I've ever seen, even the super expensive ones. The taupe rug color is pretty. It looks exactly like the image on my screen. But I will say it looks like a more "cool" shade then it appeared in the picture, if that makes sense. It almost has a grey tone to it, instead of a warm brownish tone. I would describe it as a cool light brown, and not taupe. But you can't beat the price of these rugs for the quality you get. I'm getting another one for my family room, I love it so much. Hope this helps!!

  • Soft and comfortable.

    This rug is definitely shag! It is very soft and looks great in the room. The rug sits pretty high off the floor because of how long the shag is, so my Rooma can't go on top of it, but it is now my dog's favorite place in the house to sleep. :) Shows how nice it is.

    kat1e from Coral Springs, FL, Sep 26, 2014

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  • Cozy rug

    This rug is exactly as pictured. We love the color and it is so comfortable!


    Erin C. Apr 18, 2015

  • Very plush

    I got this for my bedroom. I didn't want to step out of bed onto hardwood and this rug was the perfect solution. It's a little darker than I expected but great quality and very plush thick carpet.


    Eric N. Apr 16, 2015

  • Kim Johnson

    Fantastic quality Wonderfully thick and luxurious


    Kim J. Apr 15, 2015

  • Awesome!

    You can't beat this quality for this price. I searched so many sites and stores and this was perfect. It's thicker than I expected and my husband won't stop laying on it. My house has an open floorplan so I needed a color that would tie my dark brown cabinets in with my gray stone fireplace and gray dining table. This was it. I'm in love with the way it looks.


    cheeks74 Apr 8, 2015

  • Great rug and fair price

    Very soft and comfortable rug. Easy to vacuum. Shaggy & soft. Color is a little darker than I anticipated.


    Debbie P. Apr 8, 2015

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Are there loops? I'm worried about an active dog's toenails getting snagged. jvaking on Mar 30, 2015
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Hello jvaking, it is a shag rug, I don't see any loops. Thank you for your inquiry. overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 1, 2015

The rug has a damp unpleasant odor after opening it... can't seem to get rid of it... any suggestions? tenney on Mar 26, 2015
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There is a product in Home Depot that takes the odor out of carpets. I used it on a carpet that had been in storage a few months. Amazing! Ask about it in the carpet section. ddarling on Mar 27, 2015
Hello tenney, we can appreciate the fact you want a firsthand account of the product. You will receive an email notification every time you get a response. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 27, 2015

where is this manufactured? nagl on Mar 24, 2015
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Hello nagl, this rug was made in Turkey. Thank you for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 24, 2015

Can anyone tell me how the shag holds up in height traffic? Have one 2 years old and the shag is flat. K on Mar 6, 2015
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Hello K, so far, the reviewers enjoy this rug and say it is a manageable shag height. Hopefully we will get some more reviews that can answer your question more specifically. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 9, 2015

Why did you choose this product? Overstock on Feb 26, 2015
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hopefully it matches a chair I have Dian D. on Feb 26, 2015
Style and the good reviews on quality.  on Feb 26, 2015
good reviews, liked the color online, hopefully it'll look like that when i get it :) Gina K. on Feb 27, 2015
looks soft  on Feb 28, 2015
Really like this rug. Debbie T. on Mar 5, 2015
Because of the reviews bigmel1 on Mar 9, 2015
High height, neutral colour, looks soft.  on Mar 11, 2015
I have another smaller Safavieh shag rug and love it. Hoping this is the same feel and texture of the one I have. I believe I ordered the 5 x 8 (approx.) If I have made a mistake, please email me before shipment. Thank you. Joel G. on Mar 13, 2015
Color and comfort etbs on Mar 14, 2015
l gennlc on Mar 16, 2015
The reviews were so good and positive, I was nervous about getting a rug without seeing it. I was so happy with the previous rugs I purchased at Overstock I was ready to try it again.  on Mar 17, 2015
Have hardwood floors throughout home and this would look nice in family room  on Mar 17, 2015
This rug fulfills my standard of having a functional rug that is also beautiful and comfy on the bare feet. The taupe color is neutral and will be suited for any room. hdw192 on Mar 20, 2015
I wanted to soften my hardwood floor with a fresh and funky rug. Paul T. on Mar 21, 2015
Hoping it will match the colors in my living room. awesomeritar on Mar 26, 2015
The price of the rugs were right hazel5 on Mar 29, 2015
It matches the other rugs in my house. I ordered this brand for my cottage and I'm very happy with the product. conniefranzel on Mar 30, 2015
color and need a round rug WANDA K. on Mar 31, 2015
color, style and softness per the reviews  on Apr 1, 2015
I think it will look good with y green sofa!  on Apr 1, 2015

What is the shipping weight and shipping dimensions of the 6'7'' x 9'6'' rug? Is the total of the shipping dimensions (LxWxH) 130in or under? dmc1 on Feb 26, 2015
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Hello dmc1, the shipping dimensions are approximately H: 10 W: 82 L: 10. The weight is approximately 31 pounds. Have a great day! overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 26, 2015

In the product details it mentions that this rug has a "navy" background but then says it is a neutral taupe color. What do they mean by a "navy" background? lilchick on Feb 16, 2015
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Hello lilchick, i am sorry for the confusion, this is a taupe background not navy, we will get this updated as soon as possible. Thanks for shopping wtih us! overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 27, 2015

I have another Overstock rug, #13850044, and need two runners in the same room. Would you know if this taupe rug would be close in color to the Splash rug I purchased earlier? jobiz on Feb 13, 2015
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Hello jobiz, due to the difference of monitor colors, some rug colors may vary slightly. Overstock tries to represent all rug colors accurately. Should the colors not match your expectation, you can initiate a return for Overstock.com credit to not pay return shipping. I hope this information helps. Thank you for shopping with us. -D.B. overstockcustomercare2 on Feb 14, 2015

What is the backing of this rug? Latex? kellerlsd on Feb 8, 2015
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Hello kellerlsd, this rug does not have a backing. We recommend a non skid rug. Item # 11996894 is a great option. Thanks for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 9, 2015

Can you please suggest non-skid padding for use on a very smooth large tile floor. I find that the ones I buy stop sticking and slide around after awhile. Barb on Jan 29, 2015
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Hello Barb, I personally have had great success with Item 11996894. This item has help up great on my tile and hardwood floors. I hope this helps and thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 4, 2015

Hi, I want to order both the 2x7 runner and the 3x5 area rug. I would be shipping it internationally out of my Miami address and need to know the weight of each rug so I can estimate my costs with the shipping company. Also, I assume they come rolled up with plastic wrap? thank you! Barb on Jan 29, 2015
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Hello Barb, the 3x5 rug weighs approximately 7.5 pounds. The 2x7 rug weighs approximately 7.88 pounds. These are shipped securely in plastic wrap. Thanks for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 2, 2015

What type of padding should be used on this 3 x5 bedside rug on an oak floor Julianne on Jan 24, 2015
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Hello Julianne, we offer a very wide variety of rug pads. I would suggest item number 14202509. Thank you for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 28, 2015

How about the same quality and price in a light to medium gray? judewoman on Dec 28, 2014
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Hello judewoman, the quality would be the same. The price may be different because we have more of that color. Have a great day! overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 2, 2015

I need a larger rug 10x13 or larger giovanni13 on Sep 7, 2014
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Hello giovanni13, at this time we do not have this rug in a 10 x 13. Our inventory changes daily. Thank you for shopping with us. Shelia B overstockcustomercare2 on Sep 9, 2014

will there be any larger sizes available in the taupe color any time soon? I am looking for a 6x9 or 8x10 size. thanks! soupysf on Jan 14, 2014
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Hello soupysf, we appreciate your inquiry. Unfortunately, we do not have any of those larger sizes available currently. Items are restocked as they become available; however, we can't guarantee if/when an item will be restocked. We recommend checking back with us periodically. We apologize for the inconvenience. We hope this information has been helpful. Thank you for shopping with us. Have a great day! overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 15, 2014
I just bought the 6'7"x9'3" in taupe and beige (I think the inches are right) and a taupe runner. (June 13, 2014) shopperinvb on Jun 18, 2014

What is the backing of this carpet? shirl49854 on Dec 25, 2012
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The backing is Polypropylene. overstockcustomercare1 on Dec 26, 2012

How do you clean this carpet? nojstc4u on Nov 4, 2012
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http://www.overstock.com/guides/how-to-clean-your-area-rugs overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 6, 2012

title says taupe... details say ivory... what color is it? sarahapsey on Nov 4, 2012
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The item is taupe in color. We''re sorry for the confusion. overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 5, 2012

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