Home Goods/Home Decor/Rugs/Unique One Of A Kind Area Rugs
slide 1 of 9, Handmade One-of-a-Kind Vegetable Dye Khotan Wool Rug (Afghanistan) - 8' x 10'9

Handmade One-of-a-Kind Vegetable Dye Khotan Wool Rug (Afghanistan) - 8' x 10'9

brand: Herat Oriental
empty rating star 5empty rating star 4empty rating star 3empty rating star 2empty rating star 1
full rating star 5full rating star 4full rating star 3full rating star 2full rating star 1
0 Reviews
Today $3,162.49
Caret Down
only 1 left! Order Soon.
Get an estimated delivery date
Free Shipping!* Get an estimated delivery date,
Special Financing available w/ the Overstock Store Credit Card.
Share on Pinterest

Details:
This rug is a unique piece of world art that will enhance your living space. These Khotan rugs were originally produced in the city of Khotan, which was located in Eastern Turkestan. Khotan villages produced beautiful rugs throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. The knot count is 180. The pile height is 0.25 inches. This rug has a geometric pattern in shades of brown, ivory, and light gray.

  • Country: Afghanistan
  • Pile Height: 0.25 - 0.5 inch
  • Product Features: Handmade
  • Material: Wool
  • Style: Traditional
  • Pattern: Geometric
  • Weave Type: Hand-Knotted
  • Rug Type: Indoor
  • Feature: Latex Free
  • Rug Size: 8' x 12'
  • Shape: Rectangle
  • Color: Ivory, Brown

Story Behind the Art:
The design for this particular rug has been re-created by village weavers in Afghanistan. They clean, wash and dye the wool with pure vegetable dyes, and then weave the rug. Those vegetable dyes most commonly used are madder, the root of a spindly bush which grows abundantly in many carpet-producing area which is used to create a red color. Walnut peel is used for dark brown, pomegranate peel for light brown, and sparak which is a wild flower from the steppes, used for yellow This rug is 100-percent wool. 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 for over 10 years. We have been given 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, India and Iran. As we grow, 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.

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.

Imported

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Disclaimers & Disclosures:

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.

Please keep in mind that new wool rugs may initially shed and have a natural capacity to shed for several months after purchase. This is normal due to the nature of construction of most wool rugs and not a defect. Click here to view our Wool Rug Care Guide.
Item #
20763142
Assembled Dimensions
8' x 10'9
Style
Traditional
Material
Natural Fiber, Wool
Pattern
Geometric, Oriental
Feature
Latex Free
Weave Type
Hand-Knotted
Pile Height
0.25 - 0.5 inch
Color
Brown, Ivory
Product Features
Handmade
Rug Type
Indoor
Rugs by Room
Bedroom, Dining Room, Entryway, Living Room
Shape
Rectangle
Model Number
ECN39-177
Free standard shipping for everything
1000s of items 1-2 day delivery

Free shipping to the lower 48 states*

*Excludes Alaska and Hawaii, P.O. Box or APO/FPO/DPO and International orders.Learn More

Reviews

empty rating star 5empty rating star 4empty rating star 3empty rating star 2empty rating star 1
full rating star 5full rating star 4full rating star 3full rating star 2full rating star 1
0
Write the first review

Related Searches

Search
Bedroom Rugs
Search
Purple Rugs
Search
Green Rugs
Search
Red Rugs
Search
Ivory One Of A Kind Rugs
Search
Cabin & Lodge One Of A Kind Rugs
Search
Westfield Home One Of A Kind Rugs
Search
Classic One Of A Kind Rugs