Doris Leslie Blau Collection Contemorary Light Gray Handmade Wool Kilim Rug N11398 7'10" × 9'10" $8,000
Graceful like a swan, this contemporary kilim delights with its calm pattern and light color palette. The symmetrical scheme which consists of a repeated composite that resembles bird facing each other. The whole is decorated with use of coils and other drawings in shade of dove feathers. The background, a little bit darker, is hand-made with fibers dyed in light gray color. Richly ornamented contemporary kilim like this will find its place in the house of a lover of regularity, who searches for an add able to clarify and enrich the interior. Excellent wool and flat-weaving technique provide perfect durability and handiness of this item.
Flat weave rugs are so universal that they appear in almost every culture in the world. From Turkey to Peru, everyone can enjoy their beautiful patterns and stunning colors. Among oriental, flat woven rugs are well known kilim rugs as well as soumaks, although Scandinavian pieces are one of the most popular carpets of this weave. What is characteristic for all types of modern shag rugs and carpets is the fact that loom is necessary to make them. They are created by interlocking warp (vertical) and weft (horizontal) threads. Because of that, flat woven have no pile whatsoever and tend to be thinner than knotted rugs. Their versatility makes them useful in many situations- flat woven rugs have been used for centuries not only as flooring, but also wall hangings, and saddle pads.
Doris Leslie Blau carries an exceptional collection of original modern rugs in many styles and materials. Contemporary hand-made rugs are a bridge throughout history, they are the fruit of the constant evolution of the weaving craft that has accompanied men since the dawn of civilization.
Doris Leslie Blau Collection Contemorary Light Gray Handmade Wool Kilim Rug N11398