Handmade Oriental rug
200 x 143 cm (6'7 x 4'8)
This piece is an interesting example of the cultural change and urbanization of some normally nomadic people. The piece has been produced by the Qashqai weavers that have decided to settle in small communities. This change has resulted in some very fine quality products, which have been produced often with wools that are finely spun and dyed using very different colours, these pieces may have designs that are extremely unique and personal. The piece is taken from the private collection of the late Jack Jennings who founded this business some 60 years ago. A number of his hangings and private pieces are now part of our stock and will undoubtedly be of interest. These pieces are either particularly fine or struck a personal note with him when travelling. We very much hope that new owners are as enthused as much as him.
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The art of carpet weaving existed in Iran in ancient times, according to evidence such as the 2500-year-old Pazyryk carpet dating back to 500 B.C., during the Achaemenid period.
Weaving in Iran is often undertaken in towns and villages with each area producing designs that have been passed on through the centuries helping the most discerning buyer identify fairly accurately the area where a carpet or rug has been made. In addition to these pieces, there are rugs that come from the last nomadic people in Iran these are the Qashqai tribe. In some instances, these people have also settled and continue to produce very fine pieces often known as Qashquli rugs.
The Persian carpet is an essential part of Persian art and culture. Carpet-weaving is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished manifestations of Persian culture and art and dates back to ancient Persia.
Wool is the most common material for carpets but cotton is frequently used for the foundation of city and workshop carpets. There is a wide variety of types of wool used for weaving.
When considering buying online, it is worth thinking about the provenance of the company as well as the rug. We are a family business with more than 50 years of experience selling rugs have an unrivalled reputation and pride ourselves in the level of customer service. We welcome visits to the Tewkesbury shop. Alternatively, we are pleased to assist with-online enquiries by email or telephone.
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
200 x 143 cm (6'7 x 4'8)
- Vacuum using suction only Please do not vacuum fringes
- We recommend an underlay to prolong the life of your rug and to protect against possible dye transfer.
- Spot Cleaning:
- Blot spills with absorbent cloths, do not rub or use detergent cleaning products. Spot clean with minimal liquid using soap-based products, preferably using the froth or lather.
- Full Clean:
- Specialist Cleaning only.
- Country of Origin:
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To return your product, you should mail your product to: 10 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GLS, GL20 5PA, United Kingdom.
You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.
Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.
If you are shipping an item over £75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned item.