Dhurrie Rugs

Dhurrie rugs or dhurries are decorative flat-woven fabrics from India. They carry characteristic geometric designs and usually a white-and-blue color palette. A typical material for the production of these flat-weaves is cotton but wool also appears. Dhurrie rugs have served Indian people for centuries in many areas of life. Due to their construction, they are impenetrable to silverfish or other insects responsible for destroying carpets.

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Dhurrie, a traditional Indian rug, has been distinctive of India for centuries. It is a thick flat-woven carpet with characteristic designs and colors. Doris Leslie Blau has a  wide selection of vintage Indian dhurrie rugs. Moreover, our collection includes the line of new and custom dhurrie-inspired rugs.

Dhurrie Rugs: Colors & Patterns

Different shades of blue and cream dominate the color palette. As for designs, dhurries carry mostly stripes or various geometric patterns. Materials used for making of dhurrie rugs are natural, like jute, cotton, silk and wool. What is more, they are hand-spun and hand-dyed.

However, dhurrie rugs are unusual not only because of their impressive colors, patterns and motifs. It is also on account of their functionality. Suffice to say that they are reversible and easy to clean. A cotton flat-weave dhurrie rug is cool during the summer and warm during the winter. Thus, it is very practical.

Durable Dhurrie Rugs

A dhurrie is it is quite light compared to knotted carpets. Thus, you can move and fold it easily. What is more, you won’t need any carpet care products. It is because dhurries are normally impenetrable to insects likely to destroy them. They are durable enough to serve outdoors ( though only if the climate is warm and dry). In the past, dhurries served various purposes. They could be laid on a bed as a blanket, placed on a wall, table or used for meditation. It wasn’t until the middle of the 20th century when dhurries started their career as marvelous and precious carpets.

Dhurrie Rugs: Designs

Early designs of the dhurrie rugs were rather ordinary. It is because their aesthetic function wasn’t of grave concern then. The situation changed after the Partition of India. The inhabitants of certain areas of India moved to Panipat, the ‘Textile City’. There, the ancestral craft of weaving started to flourish. Among all Indian rugs, dhurrie rugs are the most ideal choice for homes with traditional, rustic or minimalist décor. Their overall warmth and casualness works perfectly in modern interiors. Whether a particular dhurrie is in pastel tones or bold vivid shades, it can easily fit into the arrangement of any style. New dhurrie rugs for sale from Doris Leslie Blau’s collection are of exceptional quality. They will definitely enhance the individuality of your interior.


An Exceptional Collection of New Dhurrie Rugs for Sale

Indian Dhurrie
Indian Dhurrie
Hand-Knotted Dhurrie 2
Hand-Knotted Dhurrie 4
Knotted Blue Dhurrie
Crimson Blue Ghurrie Rug

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