Indo Persian Hand-knotted Khorasan Wool Rug (11’9 x 15′)

$5,850.00

1 in stock

  • Description

    These Khorasan rugs are known for their beautiful floral designs. Khorasan is located in Northeastern Iran. This holy city is famous for the shrine of the Eighth Shiite Imam, Imam Reza. It has long been a rug-weaving center due to its location at the crossroads of ancient trade routes. This particular rug is made by local village weavers in Jaipur, India. Jaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India.

    Herat Oriental works with over 2,000 village weavers to create beautiful, authentic, handmade rugs. The majority of the weavers are women, who live in the villages of Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. As we grow, 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. 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.

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