Offered by: Doris Leslie Blau
306 E 61st St New York City, NY 10065 , United States Call Seller 212.586.5511

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INDIAN DHURRIE DESIGNED HANDWOVEN COTTON RUG

$ 29,000
  • Description
    Dhurrie rugs are deeply rooted in Indian tradition. These wonderful textiles have always transcended social boundaries by serving in homes of poor and wealthy alike.

    This rug was made in accordance with the centuries-old techniques in order for it to comprise all the special features of antique Dhurrie rugs. Carefully hand-woven of the finest cotton in a distinct weave, the fabric is thick yet light, easy to carry and undemanding in terms of maintenance. Moreover, its structure is practically impenetrable to silverfish and other insects responsible for destroying carpets. If properly maintained, the modern rug will withstand years of usage without any signs of wear.

    Next to impeccable workmanship, the Indian Dhurrie boasts a classic design of stripes. The combination of blue and off-white is extremely typical of Indian art as the country is the world capital of indigo – the famous natural blue dye deriving from the indigofera tinctoria plant.
  • More Information
    Origin: India
    Period: New
    Styles / Movements: Indian
    Dealer Reference #: N12130
    Incollect Reference #: 463792
  • Dimensions
    W. 185.83 in; H. 329.92 in;
    W. 472 cm; H. 838 cm;
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