In some descriptions it states it has silk, in others only wool is mentioned. I need to know if there is really REAL silk, not viscose, and what percentage. Thx
Indo Hand-knotted Tibetan Beige/ Ivory Wool/Silk Rug (5'7 x 8')
With a distinctive style, a gorgeous area rug from India will add some splendor to any decor. This Tibetan area rug is hand-knotted with a geometric pattern in shades of beige and ivory. This rug is ...
ITEM#: 14431051With a distinctive style, a gorgeous area rug from India will add some splendor to any decor. This Tibetan area rug is hand-knotted with a geometric pattern in shades of beige and ivory. This rug is a unique piece of world art that will enhance your living space.
- Primary materials: Wool
- Pile height: 0.5 inches
- Style: Contemporary
- Primary color: Beige
- Pattern: Geometric
Story Behind the Art:
This rug was created in the Varanasi region of India, in the Bhadohi village. These rugs are made by Mr. Mahmood Alam and his family. They are hand-knotted in their own homes, and everyone in the family helps out in the process of rug making, from his wife, Shakiba, to the youngest daughter, Jamila. They process the wool, themselves in their home, prior to making the rugs. All washing, spinning and dyeing of the wool are done in their home.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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||5.7 x 8|
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The product is primarily made of wool, although no exact percentage can be given.
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