Doris Leslie Blau Collection Contemporary Striped Beige Kilim Flat-Weave Runner N11671 3'5" × 17'9" $6,200
All connoisseurs of decorating realize that the true power of timeless design lies in minimalism and outstanding quality, and the modern kilim before your eyes encompasses both factors to a marvelous effect. Although its long body does not bear any figurative pattern, it is nonetheless beautiful due to the elegant design with three visible seams and a warm shade of beige. Moreover, thanks to its sheer simplicity, the contemporary flat-weave acquires a universal dimension – it will easily match any kind of interior arrangement, organizing and optically enlarging the space, as well as creating an inviting atmosphere.
The prolonged size makes it ideal for corridors, hallways and staircases, however it may also work very well in an ample or transitional room, alone or as a part of layering. Next to toned and versatile appearance, the kilim runner can boast of impeccable execution. Thoroughly hand-woven of the finest wool in accordance with old and refined techniques by a skilled artisan, it is characterized by firm structure and durability, ready to withstand years of usage. If properly maintained, the flat-weave will serve its owners for generations with no signs of wear.
Flat woven 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, cotton flat weave 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 area 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 Contemporary Striped Beige Kilim Flat-Weave Runner N11671