Herat Oriental Persian Hand-knotted 1960s Semi-antique Tribal Heriz Wool Rug (6'9 x 9'9)by Herat Oriental
ITEM#: 19005199This rug is a unique piece of world art that will enhance your living space. The symmetric and geometric pattern of the Heriz has been extremely popular in the US and Europe. These tribal rugs are made of 100-percent wool pile and vegetable dyes. The knot count per square inch for this rug is 150. The pile height is 0.25 inches. This rug has a a geometric pattern in shades of red, blackm ivory, light blue, and gold.
- Worldstock Country: Iran
- 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: 6' x 9'
- Shape: Rectangle
- Color: Red, Black
Story Behind the Art:
This particular rug was made in the 1960's by village weavers in the town of Heriz, which is known as one of the most significant historical places in the Azerbaijan province. The process of rug making includes cleaning, washing and dyeing the wool, and then weaving the rug with vegetable-dyed 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 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.
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.
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|Material||Natural Fiber, Wool|
|Country of Origin||Iran|
|Dimensions||6'9 x 9'9|
|Country of Origin||Iran|
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