With a distinctive style, a gorgeous area rug from Pakistan will add some splendor to any decor. This Bokhara area rug is hand-knotted with a geometric pattern in shades of red, ivory, black, olive and beige.
This rug is a unique piece of world art that will enhance your living space.
Primary materials: Wool
Pile height: 0.5 inches
Primary color: Red
Story Behind the Art:
Tribal bokhara rugs are made by nomads in Pakistan who spend years weaving each intricate detail into these rugs, specifically Mr. Mehta and his family. The original design of the rug originated in Turkmenistan. They are made on portable wooden looms typically with wool pulled from the tribe's sheep each year. They obtain their dyes naturally from local vegetables, flowers, tree bark, minerals, and insects. Graphs, or blueprints for the patterns, are used more often today but true masters create signature designs and color combinations showing their skill.
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.
8 ft. x 10 ft.
Contemporary, Traditional, Transitional
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I wish it has more knots per square inch. The picture, the description and the reviews made me think it was nice plush carpet. It is very very thin. may be 0.125 inches. I can even see the lines between the yarn. The design and the colors are good.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. It was more like a thick blanket, not a rug.
I debated for a few days on whether or not to purchse this beautiful rug. I read the reviews as I always do and was convinced it was the
perfect rug for our TV/family room. I bought the 8 x 10 and am more than satisfied with the quality, color and natural beauty. I wanted something that would last (we have 5 sons!) but yet beautify our home. This is the perfect rug.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Absolutely
Please tell us about the quality of the product. High-end quality. Feels like silk to my feet.
A gorgeous rug. A nice lustrous quality as other reviewers have mentioned. The red is a rich red/burgundy and the "olive" mentioned looks more like gray or beige in my rug. While 8' x 10' is accurate, to be more precise it's an 8' 3" x 10' 3 " rug.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Not really, deeper red
Please tell us about the quality of the product. lustrous, high quality rug
How accurate was the sizing? accurate, but not precise
This is a great Bokhara rug--which is a classic and timeless design. Any other I have looked at costs at least $*** and this is similar quality. Soft, lush, and wonderful rich burgundy color with some slate and ivory accents.
We've been watching and pricing these rugs for about 20 years now. We always wanted one but could never justify the cost of purchasing one. When I stumbled upon this one on Overstock.com (whom I had never dealt with before) I was nervous about buying it. Not to be cynical, but usually when something is too good to be true it's a red flag. So I read a bunch of reviews, checked out Overstock's reputation and cautiously went ahead and ordered this rug, half expecting it would turn out to be less than expected.
It was better than expected. A little darker (richer--more burgundy) and more dense than it seemed on the site. It was exactly the size advertised, and was delivered promptly. It is in our dining room and looks absolutely beautiful. Nothing like a quality hand-knotted wool carpet!
This is a gorgeous, luxurious rug. The red colour is deep and inviting and the pattern is wonderful. My décor is traditional and this rug matches everything I have perfectly well as well as inspiring me to decorate with new ideas. My new sofa is a deep cranberry colour in a velvety fabric and with this rug at my feet I'm immediately transported to another time and place. Imagine you are sipping earl grey tea, or strong Turkish coffee or even enjoying a glass of port wine in an English country estate. This rug has had that affect on me and my house from day one. I am also very happy to know that my purchase is helping the families in Pakistan who worked on it for many months before it became mine. This rug has made my family room so beautiful that I need few Christmas decorations this year. The pile is perfect and no problem with shedding.
The rug quality is also determined by the number of knots per square inch ranging from 30 to 600 knots. The more knots, the tighter the weave, creating a longer lasting and much more detailed rug.overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 19, 2012
Does this rug have a backing? Also, is it made with any glues and has it been treated with any flame retardants or insecticides? Thank you.socon10 on Jun 14, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
This rug does not have a backing. It is a handmade rug that has knotting visible on the back. No glues are used in this rug. Yes, it''s been treated with flame retardants and insecticides.overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 19, 2012
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