The rich color and history of Tibet are woven into this hand-knotted wool rug. This stunning and lively area rug will bring an aura of warmth and spirit into any room with its geometric pattern in hues of plum, blue and more....more
The rich color and history of Tibet are woven into this hand-knotted wool rug. This stunning and lively area rug will bring an aura of warmth and spirit into any room with its geometric pattern in hues of plum, blue and more.
Primary materials: Wool
Pile height: 0.5 inches
Primary color: Plum
Secondary colors: Blue
Story Behind the Art: In 1959, Chinese invasion forced Tibetans to migrate by the thousands through the Himalayan mountains in search of a new home. Many settled in the Kathmandu valley where they received the support of the Swiss government to initiate a cottage industry of carpet weaving based on centuries-old tradition and technique. In the 80s, Tibetan carpet production rose to be the nation's second leading industry and it wasn't long before rugs were being designed and imported to the United States for the American market.
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.
Handknotted Tibetan Wool
Plum Reflections Wool Rug (6' x 9')
Nepal, Tibet, USA
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