Afghan Soumak Kilim Rug
Get your kitchen or living room splashed with bright charming yet vintage looking handwoven kilim rug. Create a traditional dining room or else welcoming guestroom. Kilim rugs don’t have a pile. Their designs are inspiration by the natural colors of the landscape. Besides, they are durable and very decorative. The most famous are those from the regions of Baluch, Turcoman, Uzbek, Taimani or the Kazak. Because Handcrafted Kilim Rugs are highly decorative and diverse textile pieces that flatter modern furnishings and soften minimalist interiors very well, they are costly!
Handmade Turkish Rug / Genuine Turkish Rug / Vintage Modern Rugs
Kilim rug, antique oriental rug – this construction technique produces a flat-weave rug that is thick, strong and exceptionally durable. They are distinguishable by the fact that the pattern is visible only from one side- with the reverse often having threads of yarn 2 to 4 cm long left hanging on the back. The Soumak kilims, antique Turkish rugs are heavy and stiff and make a great floor rug. They are found in bag faces, animal lovers and have been used as curtains and bed covers. Designs are almost always bold and colorful and employ many of the design patterns of the knotted Caucasian rugs.
Wool is the basic of handwoven kilim and it possess a great history. The earliest sheep indegenous to the steppelands were of the small Dumba stock fattailed variety. They had a short, downy fleece particularly suitable for felting. Over the millennia selective breeding, mainly for the mutton and sheep-milk produce which is the stable food of the steppe-dwellers. The intermingling of lowland and mountain breeds resulting from the increased are of migration have combined to produce the sheep found today. The most commonly used wool is from Karaqul sheep, which has a dual fleece. While the under layer remains short and curled, the outer layer grows a long staple. Turfan wool has the reputation of being the finest in Asia and is costlier even than silk. The unique sheen of the knotted Khotan carpets is due to its quality.
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