Hand Knotted Gray Afghan Angora Ushak Soft Wool Oriental XL Runner Rug
Enhance your home with this magnificent Hand-Knotted carpet. This handcrafted Afghan Angora Ushak, is an original wool oriental rug. This limited piece has been Knotted for months and months in the centuries-old weaving craftsmanship techniques by expert artisans.
Oushak stands for the western Anatolian Turkish city, known for its rare collectible rugs handmade during the Ottoman Empire. Today we are recreating these historical carpets, in the centuries-old hand weaving techniques, the same fantastic designs in a variety of colors to fit today's decor and taste using natural dyes and hand spun wool. Ziegler stands for Ziegler and company, German based oriental rug importer which operated between 1880-1920. They originally produced and imported these precious carpets in the Mahal region in Iran, specifing to the locals the German and European taste.
Before written history, mankind was using wool to make life better and comfortable. Although scientists have tried many times to make a synthetic product with all of the qualities of wool, they have never succeeded. Nothing compares with the comfort, resilience, versatility, and health benefits of pure wool. Hypoallergenic - Wool is resistant to bacteria, mold, and mildew, which trigger reactions in some people. Temperature controlled - Wool is warm in cool weather, cool when it's warm. Naturally fire retardant - Wool extinguishes itself when touched to a flame. It won't continue to burn. Because of this fact, firemen wear wool clothing. Dust mite repellant - Dust mites need moisture to survive. Wool evaporates moisture quickly and is inhospitable to dust mites.
Guaranteed to be a genuine hand knotted oriental rug.
Note :Dear 1800getarug Customer, Please be advised that the package size does not reflect the rugs actual size as many times it is folded and then rolled in order to meet FedEx and UPS shipping regulations. We have made every effort to display the colors of our rugs as accurate as possible. But the colors may vary depending on your monitor type and the illumination levels of your space.
WASHING AND FINISHING
The entire rug is put throught the process called binding and trimming, then it is washed and dried several times for vibrancy and sheen. The rug is laid flat on the ground, then fresh water is poured over it. The rug washers then use a wood plank, sharpened on one edge, to force the water through the rug pile. This removes impurities picked up during the creation process.
No backing is needed for a hand-knotted rug. The final steps include quality inspection of size, pile height and shearing. It is important to notice that each weaver or group of weavers adds personality to the new rug, no two rugs are ever the same and all of our handmade rugs are one-of-a-kind.
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Our pads are duel sided with a natural rubber that provides increased grip on your floors and avoids the failures of synthetics that may stain your wood over time.
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