8'2 x 11' ft genuine clean vintage rug hand knotted from fine wool and natural dyes early 1900s estimate. Color is a red/plum type spectrum nuanced color that can lighter or darker depending on your lighting and angles of view. No stains, holes, tears, animal or smoke. Double tied knots upon two foundation layers for durability (150 knots per square inch per layer, effective 300 over all), millions of knots and fine!
Beautiful tonal color variations from organic dye oxidation of the century called'abrash' by curators and collectors gives lighter or darker tones of red or blue. Old world laborious vegetable dye techniques still unmatched. There is some small antique wear, low pile over the century. Another century of life to go! Colors include blue coral/conch pink brown earth tones and more.Sources from pomegranate, beet, madder root, indigo, hyacinth, lilac, weld, larkspur and others. See all 12 images and closeups as part of description. This item is in the category "Antiques\Rugs & Carpets". The seller is "wtiemwor" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.