Indian Dhurrie Rug BB7916 19'5" × 20'2" $55,000
Dhurrie, a traditional Indian rug, has been characteristic of India for centuries. These relatively light but durable weavings are impenetrable to silverfish and other insects responsible for destroying carpets. Dhurries are an important part of Indian culture – they have always transcended social boundaries by serving in houses of poor and rich alike.
The vintage Indian rug displays a lozenge lattice with stylized floral containing small diamonds within a thick, decorative border. The rug is rendered in beige, green, orange and purple.
This vintage Dhurrie, made circa 1950, has survived until this day in excellent condition due to refined workmanship. It was carefully hand-woven out of natural materials by a skilled artisan in accordance with centuries-old techniques. Provided minimum amount of care, the flat-weave will withstand many years with no signs of wear, being the centerpiece of any décor.
Indian Dhurrie Rug BB7916