Handmade Mouri Turkoman Wool Rug (Afghanistan) - 6'8 x 10'3

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Handmade Mouri Turkoman Wool Rug (Afghanistan) - 6'8 x 10'3

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This rug is a unique piece of world art that will enhance your living space. Most Turkomans in Afghanistan belong to the Ersari tribe, a large ethnic group sub-divided into clans, many of which have their own individual carpet motifs and designs whose origins and symbolic meanings are far from clear. Perhaps the two best-known designs are the "fil-poi" or elephant's foot, a large octagonal gul and the smaller Tekke gul, or "Bukhara pattern" as it is now called in the trade, and within these motifs there is a wide variety. The knot count per square inch for this rug is 250. This rug is made of 100-percent wool, and pure vegetable dyes. The pile height is 0.25 inches . Colors include red, navy, ivory and brown.

Story Behind the Art:
This particular rug was made in the Northern part of Afghanistan by weavers in the Ersari tribe. Due to the handmade nature of our rugs, the size may vary from as advertised by 3-4 inches. Regular vacuuming and annual professional cleaning will keep your rug looking new for years to come. Herat Oriental has been providing beautiful, authentic, handmade rugs to Worldstock for over 10 years. Worldstock has given us the opportunity to create jobs for over 2,000 local village weavers, which helps them to greatly support their families. The majority of the weavers are women, who live in the villages of Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. As we grow with Worldstock, we are able to create more jobs for female weavers who otherwise would not have the opportunity to do so. The community also thrives from rug weaving as the local farmers benefit from wool sales, and the local artisans create natural and vegetable dyes for the weavers to use in their designs.

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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. We try to represent all rug colors accurately. Please refer to the text above for a description of the colors shown in the photo.
Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Item #: 31015483

Specifications

Style
Traditional
Material
Wool
Pattern
Geometric
Feature
Latex Free
Weave Type
Hand-Knotted
Pile Height
0.25 - 0.5 inch
Color
Red
Durability
High Traffic
Product Features
Handmade
Rug Type
Indoor
Rugs by Room
Bedroom, Dining Room, Living Room
Shape
Rectangle
Worldstock
Worldstock
Model Number
X017

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