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Doris Leslie Blau Collection Indian Dhurrie Deep Blue Flat-Weave Cotton Rug

$ 13,000
  • Description
    Dhurrie, also known as durrie or durry, it is a thick flat-woven  Indian   carpet  with characteristic designs and colors. A cotton flat-weave dhurrie rug is cool during the summer and warm during the winter which makes it very practical choice, considering the weather in India. Although characterized by its large size, dhurrie  is surprisingly light thanks to its construction and materials used during the process of weaving. The role of flat carpets in Indian culture ascended beyond economy  and found its way into the philosophy and literature of the country. The idea that universe is a fabric woven by the gods appeared in for the first time in Rigveda, an ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns and one of the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism. What certainly draws attention to this stunning  Indian rug  is not only its stunning design, but also superb quality of its weave. This rug was woven with a great care and talent, making it more than just a floor covering - it is a masterpiece. The design consists of an allover Moroccan clover pattern adorned with a small square in the middle. The whole is framed by an elegant border which features a Greek Key motif. Color palette accompanying it contains two shades of blue, which together create a truly unforgettable composition. We would like to encourage you to browse through Doris Leslie Blau's grand collection of high quality  contemporary rugs  and  antique carpets . Who knows what kind of treasures will you find there? Doris Leslie Blau carries an exceptional collection of original modern rugs in many styles and materials. Contemporary hand-made rugs are a bridge throughout history, they are the fruit of the constant evolution of the weaving craft that has accompanied men since the dawn of civilization.
  • More Information
    Period: 2000-2021
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Contemporary
    Dealer Reference #: N11022
    Incollect Reference #: 715675
  • Dimensions
    W. 166 in; H. 237 in;
    W. 421.64 cm; H. 601.98 cm;
Message from Seller:

Founded in 1965, Doris Leslie Blau’s rug emporium is the stuff of design legends. For decades it was known as the go-to source for those seeking the best in the unusual antique and avant-garde. Now owned by Nader Bolour, to whom Doris turned over the business, the gallery has not only continued the tradition of carrying the best of antique and vintage pieces, but has also forged ahead to create unique and innovative contemporary and custom rugs as well.

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