Update your home decor with a hand-tufted area rug from Tibet. The rug is a unique piece of world art to enhance your living space and features an exotic foliage print in yellows and browns.
Primary materials: Wool
Pile height: 0.5 inches
Primary color: Yellow
Secondary colors: Brown
Story Behind the Art This rug was created in the Varanasi region of India, in the Bhadohi village, by Mahmood Alam and his family. Everyone in the family helps out, from his wife, Shakiba, to the youngest daughter, Jamila. Prior to making the rugs, they process, wash, spin and dye the wool. The weaving technique is hand-tufted, a process where weavers insert yarn with a hand held tufting gun to push and pull the threads through a pre-woven grid foundation. A backing is attached to protect the stitches. In a tufted rug, the tops of the loops are sheared to expose the ends of the threads for a softer, plusher pile.
The handcrafted touch of artisan talent will produce product variations in color, size and design. Please note, this item may present color differences between the actual product and your computer screen. If buying two of the same items, slight differences will occur from piece to piece.
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.
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