Handmade Mahi Tabriz Wool Rug (India) - 6'8 x 9'11

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Handmade Mahi Tabriz Wool Rug (India) - 6'8 x 9'11

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This rug is a unique piece of world art that will enhance your living space. Ikat is a dying technique used to pattern textiles, but in the last decade, weavers in India, Afghanistan and Pakistan have used the Ikat designs in creating beautiful handmade rugs. The knot count per square inch for this rug is 150. This rug is made of 100-pecent wool pile, and a cotton foundation. The pile height is 0.5 inches. Colors include red and ivory.

Story Behind the Art:
This particular rug was created by the local weavers in the Varanasi region of India, in the Bhadohi village. All washing, spinning and dyeing of the wool are done by the villagers in this area. The weaving technique is hand-tufted, which is a rug making process where weavers insert yarn into the rug backing with a hand held tufting gun to push and pull the threads through a pre-woven grid foundation. In a tufted rug, the tops of the loops are sheared to expose the ends of the threads for a softer, plusher pile. 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, Iran 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.

What is Worldstock?

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: India
Item #: 30873994

Specifications

Style
Traditional
Material
Wool
Pattern
Ikat
Feature
Latex Free
Weave Type
Hand-Tufted
Pile Height
0.25 - 0.5 inch
Color
Red
Durability
High Traffic
Product Features
Handmade
Rug Type
Indoor
Rugs by Room
Dining Room, Entryway, Living Room
Shape
Rectangle
Worldstock
Worldstock
Model Number
TSHT1462

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