This Handknotted natural silk pile carpet is handmade by the finest artisan in family-based village cottage units using the original technique of oriental carpet making and natural organic pure silk. The design is inspired by the special Maqbool Kashan paradise garden with love birds and beautiful blooming floral vases decorating the design all over the rug. The beautiful central medallion makes the focal point of the whole carpet design on neutral and navy background giving making this rug a unique and mesmerizing look. The silk threads reflect the light, and the dazzling sheen of the pure silk makes the rug changes the color throughout the day which truly makes these fine silk rugs magic carpets. This silk rug is not just for one room but the whole house as the rug has more than subtle colors that can blend in any color scheme making this rug a versatile rug.
Size: 6ft x 9ft (182 cm x 274 cm) Approx. Quality: 50 Raj ' 324 Knots Per Sq. Inch (KPSI) ' Quality: 216L More than 2.5 million Knots in the Rug Thumb Rule: Thinner the carpet better the quality
Material: 100% Premium Natural Silk Magical Color, Tone and Hue change from each end Certified Village Cottage Unit Product Pile: 100% Natural Silk, Foundation: Cotton Technique: 100% Hand-knotted by the finest artisans Certificate of Authenticity mentioning the above facts will be enclosed. History of the design included Maintenance Instructions Included Style: Oriental, Persian, Traditional Creation Time: 22 months, Approx. Ship from Boston, USA Rug Sku: SOC6X9M17
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Bring the 15th Century world into your living room with the glow of a museum-quality Kashmiri silk rug. From the expansive loft to the grand palace, nothing conveys good taste and lush culture like Kashmiri silk rugs.
Our selections of exquisite silk rugs reflect the glory and grandeur of the royal Mogul courts. Hand-knotted in the finest quality silk, these silk rugs glow with a divine lustrous sheen resulting from the interplay of infinite reflections. These cause dramatic changes in the colors, tones, and hues from one edge of the carpet to the other, creating a mesmerizing and magical effect. Every single rug design has a rich history and tradition dating back to prior centuries, making every rug an heirloom and a fascinating conversation piece.
Under the patronage of Mughal emperors like Shah Jahan who built the Taj Mahal, Kashmiri artisans created the finest silk carpets for nobles, aristocrats, royal courts, and grand palaces. Inspired by the natural beauty of the Kashmir valley and its flora and fauna, new decorative floral motifs were introduced into the carpet-making. Over time, using the finest silk fibers, Kashmiri artisans were able to create exclusive museum-quality rugs using an extremely high number of knots per square inch, and blending scores of vivacious colors into a single rug.