3x5 Beige, Tan Hand Knotted 100% Wool Agra Traditional Oriental Area Rug
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Regular price$ 900.00
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Before you is a beautiful Beige, Tan, Brown Muted Earth Tones Hand Knotted Wool Agra rug from India. Cosmopolitan and sophisticated in look, the rug features angular floral and botanical motifs in a delightful color palette. The main field comprising highly stylized floral and botanical elements is encompassed by a handsome multi-band border with a bold pattern in the main border. The design of the border complements the inner field and adds gentle grandeur to the artful composition of the rug. This rug is primed to add visual glamor and class to its surroundings. Its soft texture and timeless design make it ideal to enhance any space where it is placed.
Exact Size: 3'x5'1''
Weave: Hand Knotted Rug
Yarn: 100% Wool
Color: Beige, Tan, Sage, Brown, Muted Earth Tones
Pile Height: 0.5 inch
Story Behind the Art
It was during the Mughal rule in India that the rug industry reached its zenith and came on its own as an art form. With Emperor Akbar setting up rug weaving centers in Agra, Delhi and Lahore during the late 16th century, the rugs produced designs that followed the Persian style. However, by the 17th century, the Indian rugs began to grow their own lexical and semantic iconography and differed significantly from the Persian prototypes. Tight weaving, silk like wool, bright, deep color range and realistic motifs became the defining feature of Indian rugs. It is this combination of exquisitely detailed and painstaking craftsmanship and masterful interplay of design elements that has earned Indian rugs age-defying allure and patronship defying borders and time. Today the Agra rugs combine the grandeur and grace of the well-known Persian antique rug designs with their own original themes. The Agra rug is famous for its use of floral tendrils, angular vines and stars and favors all-over angular designs with scrolling leaves, vines and large finely detailed flowers with bold floral borders.