Kashmir Designs

2.5'x4' Navy Pure Silk Rug Hunting Scene Rugs Wall Art Wallhanging Hand Knotted

This Handknotted navy Pure Silk on Silk museum-quality hunting scene rug is hand-knotted by the finest artisan in family-based village cottage units using the original technique of oriental carpet making and using natural organic pure silk. The Hunting tradition is deeply entrenched in the oriental culture and the hunting stories are part of the folklore for over 1500 years. The artisans created hunting scene hand-knotted silk rugs as early as 14th century and desig over 1500 years. The artisans created hunting scene hand-knotted silk rugs as early as 14th century and designs were much appreciated by Kings, princes, and nobility. It became a tradition for the Royals to surround themselves with these luxurious rugs depicting courage and valor.These rugs became part of the princely upbringing as the hunting was considered as a distinguished act.The silk threads in this beautiful hunting scene navy rug reflect the light and the dazzling sheen of the pure silk makes the rug change the color throughout the day which truly makes these fine silk on silk rugs magic carpets. Size: 2.5ft x 4ft (75 cm x 120 cm) Approx.Quality: 288L / 576 KPSI / 66 RajMore than 800 thousand Knots in the RugMaterial: 100% Premium Natural SilkCertified Village Cottage Unit ProductPile: Pure Silk, Warp: Pure Silk, Weft: Pure Silk, Fringes: Pure SilkTechnique: 100% Hand-knotted by the finest artisansCertificate of Authenticity mentioning above facts will be enclosed.History of the design includedMaintenance Instructions IncludedStyle: Oriental, Persian, TraditionalCreation Time: 16 months, Approx.Ships from Boston, USARug Sku: SOS25X4M10View additional pictures to see the intricate design done in highly stylized beautiful patterns and superb craftsmanship unparalleled in the whole world.The history and development of the carpet industry in Kashmir were associated with and influenced by the opulent lifestyles of its rulers, nobles, and aristocrats. The introduction of this industry into Kashmir dates back to the reign of Zain-ul- Abdin (Badshah), c1420 A. D. Hundreds of master craftsmen were invited to Kashmir from Persia. Some of the craftsmen settled in Kashmir and initiated rug weaving. This is perhaps due to an atmosphere conducive to this trade and also the great appreciation for these works of art.Under the patronage of the Mughal emperors like Akbar and Shah Jahan, Kashmiri artisans created the finest silk and wool rugs for the nobles, aristocrats, royal courts, and grand palaces. Kashmiri artisans create exclusive museum quality rugs using a high number of knots per square inch and by blending scored of vivacious colors into a single rug.Our selection of exquisite silk rugs reflects the glory and grandeur of the royal Mughal courts. Hand-knotted in the fine quality pure silk, these silk rugs glow with a divine lustrous sheen resulting from the interplay or infinite reflections. These cause dramatic changes in the colors, tones, and hues from one edge of the carpet to the other, creating a mesmerizing and magical effect. Every single rug design has a rich history and tradition dating back to the prior centuries, making every rug an heirloom and fascinating conversation piece. read more