Hand made runners
A good example of a Fine Afghan Sultanabad carpet. This piece has a gorgeous palette of colours, soft terracotta, and wonderful contrasting blue. The flora and fauna design is fabulous. It has to be said, this rug is a delight both in quality and design.
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We recently commissioned these fabulous pieces, one of the many ways we wanted to celebrate our 60th birthday. Clare oversaw the design and worked on the colour palette, ensuring she achieved the desired look. There are a few locations in and around Lahore where this is possible. Some displaced Afghan weavers had remained there from the conflicts two decades ago. The wool used is spun in Ghazni, which is vegetable-dyed and is Afghan from Karakul sheep; it is unique tough wool very different from anything you find native to Pakistan.
We have these exclusive pieces available in several sizes, including runners. However, the quantity is quite limited. We had hoped to be able to repeat these rugs and secure special making sizes. Unfortunately, this looks to be less likely in the current circumstances.
The hand-knotted design is loosely based upon the Ziegler carpets, which came from a collaboration between the Anglo-Swiss entrepreneur Ziegler and William Morris. As you can imagine, they feature beautiful repeating floral and fauna patterns intricately linked by a gentle soft blue trellis-like pattern. The centre-ground is terracotta framed by an outer soft blue and inset cream. The rug has been washed with herbs to achieve a soft and gentle look.
We recommend the use of an underlay with this product:
Foxi-underlay to provide grip to stop hand made rugs from moving
For uneven surfaces, we would recommend our Felt underlay:
Felt underlay for uneven floors
This underlay is the nearest size available for your chosen rug; it may require trimming to size depending upon the piece selected.
|190 x 86cm||6'3 x 2'10|
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