8x10 LoomBloom Peach, Blue Color Abstract Designer Hand Knotted 100% Wool Tibetan Oriental Area Rug
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Regular price$ 2,247.00
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This is a beautiful Peach, Blue, Light Gold Color Hand Knotted Wool Tibetan Rug from India. The wool not only adds to rug's durability, but also provides dirt repelling quality and thermal insulation. This rug rejects heavy ornamentation in favor of contemporary and modern designs motifs like the colorful abstract. The overall impression of the rug is one of contained extravagance and supreme elegance.
Exact Size: 8' x 10'
Weave: Hand Knotted Rug
Yarn: 100% Wool
Color: Peach, Blue, Light Gold, Multi
Pile Height: 0.5 inch
Condition: New with tag
Story Behind the Art: For centuries Tibetans have used rugs for decorative and functional purposes, drawing upon geometric patterns, auspicious symbols, real and mythical animals, and natural imagery to create beautiful, colorful designs. But it was only after 1959 with the Chinese invasion of Tibet and the growth of Tibetan diaspora in Nepal and Tibet that Tibetan rug weaving underwent a crucial commercial revival. In the 1970s, Tibetan rugs rose to prominence and Nepalese artisans, who were drafted in to keep up with the rising demand, became the mainstay of the Tibetan rug weaving traditions. Tibetan rug utilizes a slit-loop technique called the Tibetan knot which makes for a pile that is a wonderful mix of depth, texture and richness. In modern times, designs featured in Tibetan, Nepalese rugs (those woven by Tibetan refugees in Nepal) and Indo-Tibetans (woven in India) range from Westernized adaptations of traditional Tibetan motifs (such as branching floral designs and snow lions) to a large mixture of foreign and modern free-form patterns.