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Handmade One-of-a-Kind Vegetable Dye Oushak Wool Rug (Afghanistan) - 2'6 x 9'5 (2'6 x 9'5)

Handmade One-of-a-Kind Vegetable Dye Oushak Wool Rug (Afghanistan) - 2'6 x 9'5 (2'6 x 9'5). This rug is a unique piece of world art that will enhance your living space. Showcasing a floral pattern in ivory and red hues, this wool rug was hand-knotted by skilled artisans in Afghanistan Features: Worldstock Country: Afghanistan Pile Height: 0.25 - 0.5 inch Material: Wool Style: Traditional Pattern: Floral Weave Type: Hand-Knotted Rugs by Room: Bedroom, Dining Room, Enerial: Wool Style: Traditional Pattern: Floral Weave Type: Hand-Knotted Rugs by Room: Bedroom, Dining Room, Entryway Rug Type: Indoor Rug Size: 2' x 9' Shape: Rectangle Color: Ivory, Red Story Behind the Art: Afghan Vegetable Dye Oushak designs are made in the Northern part of Afghanistan by Turkoman weavers led by Ibrahim, as well as central Afghanistan by Hazara weavers, led by the Ahmadi family. The design originates from Antique Turkish Oushak rugs which are extremely rare and expensive. The Afghan weavers have been able to re-create these beautiful rugs which resemble similarities to the originals, with high quality hand-spun wool and pure vegetable dyes. The knot count per square inch for this rug is 180. 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. Imported 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. 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 . read more