Ruby Red rare, vintage, handwoven rug over 30 years old and unused (TWO IN STOCK). Handwoven in remote Afghanistan by widows of war, this intricate and fine rug is the outcome of laborious hours spent weaving for years to complete this complex work of art. The rug is made of 100% wool that is pigmented using natural dyes extracted from plants, wood and minerals from the mountainous regions of Afghanistan.
Through producing these rugs, the widows are able to provide support and education to their children. 10'11" x 6'73" (ft/in). Dyed with natural crushed minerals and plants (The red dye is extracted from real rubies). Ruby, dark red, burgundy colour. Semi Palace size / Large living room.Alternatively could be used as art on your wall. Appreciating asset - the rug will increase in value over time and usage. Each of these rugs is produced in a unique shape, size and colour, and is very rarely replicated. You will not be able to find the like for like match for these rugs anywhere on the rugs market, due to its rarity.
We have picked an odd set of two identical large rugs from one of the families, which you can view on our other listing. We are striving to support more of these families, and help revive and sustain the industry to produce more works of this intricate art by imparting the knowledge to their children whilst they are able to sell. From the sale of these rugs, we will be sending some of the proceeds to widow foundations and some to British Orphanage charities.
The rugs are stored in Manchester U. Afghan, Caucasian, Chinese, Oriental rug, Egyptian, Persian, Pakistani, Tibetan, Turkish, Turkmen, Moroccan, Nepali, North African, English, French, Berber, Gabbeh, Indian, Kazakh, Traditional Oriental, Tradional Persian, carpet. Living room, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, dining room, games room, children's room, study, conservatory, laundry room, hallway, porch, garage/tool room, terrace, guest room.
The item "Persian Handmade Rug 100% Wool Geometric Red Rare Vintage Afghan 10'11 x 6'73" is in sale since Friday, December 21, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Carpets & Rugs". The seller is "mauk111" and is located in Manchester.
This item can be shipped worldwide.