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nuLOOM Hand-woven Alexa Flokati Natural Wool Shag Rug (9' x 12')
This NuLOOM standard Flokati 9' x 12' natural wool shag rug features a handwoven 100 percent New Zealand wool construction. It is made in Greece, with a neutral hue that'll complement any decor scheme and add a soft touch to any style of flooring.
ITEM#: 13340637This standard Flokati is made in Greece using 100-percent New Zealand wool. The NuLOOM standard Flokati offers a more affordable and less plush area rug compared to the Ultra Premium Flokati. This luxurious shag rug by nuLOOM is made from 100 percent natural wool which offers long lasting durability. The Flokati style offers a natural but sumptuous look. The generous pile height of 2 1/4 inches offers comfort that you can really sink your toes into. for quick cleaning, hand wash in cold water and then hang to dry.
- Hand washable in cold water
- Hang to dry
- Primary materials: New Zealand Wool
- Pile height: 2.25 inches
- Style: Contemporary
- Primary color: Natural
- 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.
|Dimensions||9 feet x 12 feet|
|Materials||New Zealand Wool|
|Material||New Zealand Wool Wool|
|Weave Type||Flokati Handmade|
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The rug is amazing. Looks exactly like picture. Four important notes 1) You must use with a rug pad. Get the Durable rug pad sold on Overstock - it's the best one and made by Safaveih 2) All long-haired rugs shed. This rug is not low maintenance. It's about a look. If you have OCD don't buy it. You will need to vacuum often 3) This is not a rug for major foot traffic. A bedroom. Home office, Yes. 4) This is a great price for a 9 x 12 flokati.Read More
I have owned Flokatis before and I am familiar with the fact that they come in several weights; blanket, summer, and carpet. Unfortunately, the description didn't indicate which weight this one was and it was much closer to a blanket weight than rug. The color was also disappointing, in the morning light it was yellow and not a natural wool color. I was looking for something completely different than I received and returned it.Read More
Another review of this rug as light and fluffy is a good description. It is almost like a big fluffy blanket. To me it almost looks like snow, or a big fluffy cloud. Prior to purchasing the rug I was afraid that it would look like a huge piece of matted fur on the floor - but it definitely does not. I was also worried that the larger (9x12) size might just magnify this, but it doesn't. It just looks awesome. The rug is also very soft and comfortable. I think Overstock has in particular a fantastic selection of rugs, at outstanding prices. I definitely recommend this rug.Read More
If you are expecting a heavy wool rug, this is not your pick. This rug is lite and fluffy like a blanket. Flokati rugs are washable, although I am not sure my machine would fit this rug. Yes, it does shed and is a lot of upkeep but, it is the perfect rug for my living room. Soft to your feet the shag is more like long fur! You can not vacuum it with a beater brush, it will be eaten up. This rug has gotten compliments since the day it arrived. I love it!Read More
I was worried that the rug wouldn't be plush enough but am very satisfied. Almost ruined it and did bust my vacuum by having the beater brush going. Now I vacuum it using hardwood floors setting and it works well. I haven't tried using a wire dog brush yet but read that works too!Read More
THIS IS THE WORST RUG I EVER PURCHASED!!! DO NOT BUY UNLESS YOU WANT YOUR RUG SHEDDING ALL OVER YOUR HOUSE....NO MATTER HOW MUCH YOU VACUUM OR SHAKE IT OUT AND AFTER OVER A MONTH OF VERY LIGHT USE IT CONTINUES TO SHED. THE QUALITY IS SO POOR IT LOOKS LIKE A CHEAP RUG AND SUPER THIN. PLUS IT ARRIVED FOLDED UP IN A SQUARE IN A RIPPED PAPER BAG. NEED I POINT OUT IT IS A WHITE RUG??? THE DIRT MARKS ARE ON THE BACK SIDE SO I KEPT IT. I ALSO KEPT IS BECAUSE I WAS HOPING FOR IT TO STOP SHEDDING AND COULDN'T WAIT TO SHOW MY HUSBAND BUT I WANT TO GET RID OF IT-- stat. I have all caps because that's how bad it is...Read More
Absolutely beautiful! The rug is super soft and the quality is top notch. I have since purchased several things from Overstock.com and my entire experience has been positive. Their customer service is excellent-you reach a real person who actually cares. I would tell anyone who asks, shop Overstock.com!Read More
Very happy with item. Insane low price! Update modern look with this natural fiber Flotaki from Overstock, with free shipping and save a ton of money, like I did. There are other Flotakis at three times the price - but this is great - it gives you the look. You will be walking on it, and setting your furnature on it, why pay so much more? I recomend you buy a high quality rug pad from Overstock as well to protect your natural fiber rug. I also bought the runner that matched perfect. I find the color to be extremely accurate - natural, as expected.Read More
This rug is a great buy for the price! I wanted a large flokati rug for my bedroom that will add some coziness and glamour to my cold tile floors, but a flokati rug this size was on the thousands everywhere I looked. I couldn't believe my eyes when I found this rug in Overstock at this price, so I bought it right away; and I'm glad I did. It sure took the look of my bedroom to another level! Please understand that the back of this rug is not rigid like most hand-tufted wool rugs, is more like a heavy furry blanket (so much so you can folded if you needed to); but it's not thin and skimpy looking either!! I recommend using a rug pad underneath it, it will prolong the life of the rug and will add extra thickness and support when walking over it. I purchased the "Durable Hard Surface and Carpet Rug Pad (9' x 12') by Safavieh" here in Overstock as well and have no regrets. It fits perfectly under the rug (didn't need to trim it) and it adds that extra support and comfort that a rug like this will need to look and feel its best... I am very happy with my purchase!!Read More
This is a BIG rug...12x9...so make sure you measure your space. It ships folded into about a 3-4' square, but unfolds without any of those "carpet ridges" you might have seen when unfolding other rugs. It's VERY light...we have it on a wood floor and you will want a rug pad (we cut up pieces and put around the edges.) It's so soft and fluffy. One thing to note is that it's all natural, which I like, but it SHEDS!!! Every day there are little white wisps of wool all over the place; I'll find my dogs have some hanging from their snoozes at times. You have to be diligent, but it's easy to keep up In my opinion. Good value for the price IMO.Read More
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Hello anitafitz, The weight is about 35 pounds and fibers are stitched to the backing, very little latex and glue is used. Thanks for shopping with us!
Can you vacuum this rug?
Hello sm03423, we appreciate your inquiry. Yes, this rug can be vacuumed on the lowest power setting with no beater brush. You will have to watch the corners as to not have them be sucked into the vacuum. We hope this information has been helpful. Thank you for shopping with us. Have a great day!
Is there flame retardant, spill-protectant or teflon on the rug?
Hello emiliamarie, we appreciate your inquiry. There are no chemicals of any kind used on this rug. We hope this information has been helpful. Thank you for shopping with us. Have a great day!
What is the backing made of? Is there any latex or glue used in this rug? Are there any chemicals placed on this rug, such as stain protectors, etc.
Hello liza8888, we appreciate your inquiry. There is a canvas backing. Additionally, no chemicals are used on the rug, and very little latex and glue is used. We hope you have found this information helpful. Thank you for shopping with us. Have great day!
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