Bring rich, elegant color to any area of the home with this tufted Mahal rug featuring plush, thick pile for giving hard floors comfortable warmth. This lovely area rug is handmade of authentic wool and dyed by skilled artisans in India....more
Weavers of Mahal design use the asymmetrical or Persian knot on rug
Natural dyes are used to give the rugs rich colors
Mahal has been hand-knotted in India and it is virtually identical in design, workmanship and authenticity as the originals
Ivory, green, beige, black, olive, and red colors
Story Behind the Art:
From the mid 19th-century onward, Mahal rugs were exclusively made for the European market. Warps, foundation, and wefts are cotton, and the pile is wool. The wool of the Mahal rugs is hand spun usually from the weaver's own sheep. The rugs are woven using asymmetrical Turkish knots to tie each loop one by one. Rugs had designs based on small repeating floral patterns as well as all-over large scale lattice vine patterns. Foreign companies as well as local merchants adopted a similar system, causing Mahal carpets to become carpets of the highest decorative value.
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.
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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. Overstock.com tries to represent all rug colors accurately. Please refer to the text above for a description of the colors shown in the photo.
This rug did not measure as advertised. It was 35 inches by 60 inches so closer to 3 x 5. It was average quality. Not as thick as I hoped but probably .50 which might be good for some folk's entry area when you don't want the door to catch. I give it 3 stars because it was okay but not great. It still had some wrinkles in it after 5 days out of the package. I still would recommend Overstock for rugs.
I was sent this rug and it was obviously NOT the rug described on the website. Neither the pattern nor the color was accurate! I was only sent one rug although I ordered 2 and was billed for two. Although, this order was disastrous, Overstock was very accomodating and I was told I would receive a full refund. I am usually very pleased with Overstock. This must have been a fluke.
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