There are times when an artist outdoes herself, and this probably is one of those times. There are 480 thousand knots hand-woven in each meter of this exquisite and rare kilim rug. Moreover, it is more than 30 years old, not to mention that its fine base merino wool is exceptionally dyed with completely herbal colors. These organic, vivid colors come from pomegranate peel, walnut shell, madder and indigo. The design is Turkmen, with a touch of artist’s inventive adjustment.
Wash and Care: Colors are permanent if washed professionally. Washing at home or by amateurs is not recommended.
Please pay attention that the item which you actually receive, might slightly differ from the pictures on the site, due to the nature of handmade products.
The art of Kilim weaving is one of the Iranian handicrafts which has a long-standing history. It is among first arts and crafts of scattered tribes whose history even precedes history of carpet weaving therefore it can be said that carpet is created in the result of Kilim evolution. We have different types of Kilim each having special characteristics in terms of design and color.
Among them we can refer to the Kilims of Shahsvan tribe which are famous for their geometric design and light color. kilim weaving boomed along with fabric weaving with the exception that fiber used in kilim are of greater thickness than fibers used in fabric texture. In dying Kilim fabric natural color is used. Fibers after dying are woven on the loom and create beautiful geometrical patterns. The beautiful kilim which is the creation of artistic hands is precious gift of the artist presented to you. Woven textures are also used in production of bags and shoes.