About this Piece
A Tabriz design carpet, with pure silk pile, hand woven on a cotton foundation to 256 knots per square inch.
The indigo field contrasts with the restrained rose of the mediallion and surrounds. The flowers, tendrils and arabesques in the field and border have an almost modern graphic effect. Specially commissioned to the original size of a 19th Century carpet by master weaver, Hajji Jalili, which was unusual in total conception and one of the cultural treasures of persian manufacture.
Country of origin: Bhadohi, India
Knot Density: 256 knots per square inch
Materials: Pure silk pile woven on a cotton 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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