An Indian Kashmir Rug hand knotted in fine silk fibres on a cotton warp and weft. This rug features a garden design of shrubs and flowers compartmentalised in a grid format. The border is adorned with flowers and fronds repeating on all four sides of the rug. Cream and pale beige colours are used within the flower and frond motifs and contrast against the rich orange-brown tones in the ground and rich blue accent colours.
Kashmir Silk Rugs are made by hand in the North of India and are famed for fine weaves and intricate designs. The designs of these rugs are based on Persian rug designs that date back hundreds of years and with the finest pieces woven in silk. This rug is an excellent example of such a piece, using fine silk throughout the pile. The rug is also still highly durable due to the skill of the weavers and the quality of materials used.
This Indian Kashmir Silk Rug is a beautiful design piece for classic settings, and the rug would sit pride of place in bedrooms, living rooms and studies.