Herat Oriental

Handmade Silk Qum Rug (India) - 6'x 9' (Red - 6'x 9')

Handmade Silk Qum Rug (India) - 6'x 9' (Red - 6'x 9'). This rug is a unique piece of world art that will enhance your living space. These Indo Persian design rugs are truly beautiful high quality pieces that have been known to last just as long as the Persian rugs. The Kashmiri people migrated from Great Persia in the 16th Century to India during the Persian Empire, and brought the tradition of rug weaving with them to Kashmir. This rug is 100-percent silk. The pile Empire, and brought the tradition of rug weaving with them to Kashmir. This rug is 100-percent silk. The pile height is 0.25 inches. The knot count for this rug is 250 . Colors include red, ivory, gold, green, beige and pink. Story Behind the Art: This rug was made by village weavers in the Kashmir area of India, woven in traditional Persian designs. 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. 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. read more