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Kashmir Handmade Silk Carpet Persian Medallion Design

Kashmir Handmade Silk Carpet Persian Medallion Design

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Kashmir Handmade Persian Medallion Design Silk Area Rug. Kashmir is handmade with a Persian design. This rug is a bordered rug with a central medallion. The main border is decorated with floral and vines patterns on a beige background. The main field features a central medallion on a turquoise color background surrounded by a floral pattern. This area rug is very soft to the touch. This hand-knotted pure silk carpet has a very high knot count. The dimensions are 6'2" x 9'1" feet.

Kashmiri rug-making has a rich history dating back to the 15th century when the Mughal Empire was in power in India. During this time, artisans in the Kashmir region were known for their exceptional craftsmanship and high-quality textiles. Kashmiri carpets have always been admired for their beauty, intricacy, and durability. They were used in royal palaces, mosques, and temples and were often given as gifts to heads of state.

The process of creating a Kashmiri rug is a long and intricate one that involves many skilled artisans. The first step is to source the highest quality silk or wool yarns which are then dyed using natural dyes made from plants, roots, and minerals. The yarns are then spun into threads and the weaving process begins.

The weaving of a Kashmiri rug is done on a vertical loom with the help of a skilled weaver who carefully knots the threads together. The process can take several months to complete depending on the size and complexity of the rug. Each knot is tightly woven together to create a durable and long-lasting carpet.

The medallion design in this rug is a classic Persian motif that has been used for centuries in carpet weaving. The intricate floral patterns and vines that surround the medallion add to the beauty and complexity of this piece. The use of high-quality silk yarns gives the rug a soft and luxurious texture that is perfect for any room in the house.

This Kashmir Handmade Persian Medallion Design Silk Area Rug is a true work of art that represents the rich cultural heritage and tradition of Kashmiri rug making. It is a unique and beautiful piece that will add elegance and sophistication to any space.

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