About this Piece
A 20th Century Nain design carpet with pure silk pile hand woven on a silk foundation to 256 knots per square inch.
After an original 20th Century carpet from the Gajan workshop. The large central medallion is formed from a lotus blossom in the typical Nain blue, extending symmetrically into pendants whose dusky pink shade matches that of the shallow corners. The pale ground is strewn with birds of paradise of various types, palmettes, arabesques and delicately leafed tendrils.
This carpet has a 100% silk content.
Country of origin: Bhadohi, India
Knot Density: 256 knots per square inch
Materials: Pure silk pile woven on a silk foundation
Every rug design in the collection has a provenance researched from our archives which is hand woven in 100% organic silk onto a cotton yarn to a bespoke size by highly skilled weavers using knowledge passed on through generations. The family workshops in Uttar Pradesh, India have been personally visited by Robert and Henry Stamp of Brights of Nettlebed to ensure appropriate standards of human rights are respected and that the prices are extremely competitive. Only natural materials are used, which are stated on each rug along with the knots per inch and design origin.
Brights of Nettlebed are members of the Care & Fair initiative, financially supporting education and health for carpet knotting families in India, Nepal and Pakistan. For more information please visit www.care-fair.org
Any silk rug in the collection can be woven to bespoke sizes, or special commissions can also be undertaken.
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