Oversized Vintage Indian Dhurrie Rug BB6192
A mid 20th century Vintage Indian Dhurrie rug. The basis of this outstanding composition are tiny, colorful diamonds, each of them symbolizing an eye. A rich ornament with a motif of running water decorates the border. When it comes to to the meaning of symbols and colors maintained in cool, dark blue and red involving shades of light violet, there is nothing unusual in the fact that while looking at this large and eye-catching vintage rug we get an impression of observing rippling water during the sunset. It undoubtedly awakens the imagination.
Dhurrie rugs have been made by the people of India for thousands of years. By definition, a dhurrie (the word is sometimes spelled “dari” or “durrie”) is a flat-woven antique rug indigenous to India and the surrounding regions — Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Burma. Dhurries are always weft-faced, which means that the warp, or lengthwise threads of the rug for sale, are never visible except at the fringes. Indian Dhurrie large colorful area rugs can be coarsely or finely woven and, best of all, they are reversible and easy to clean. Cotton, flat-woven dhurries are light so they can be folded and moved without a slightest effort. Moreover, their practicality manifests itself in the resistance to silverfish and other insects responsible for destroying regular carpets.
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