Tapis kilim bleu 214cm x 360cm
Inspired by rose gardens, the floral motifs of this blue kilim rug are both classic and pure. This blue kilim rug woven by hand creates a bohemian atmosphere with its patterns and range of colours. The floral motifs of this kilim are enhanced by the black background. This Moldavian kilim has an ethnic air, as if one were travelling to meet bohemians. This very elegant blue kilim rug is a unique piece and displays a strong style.
The Moldavian blue kilim rug is recognisable by its large floral patterns on a black background and by its very bright colours.
The colours of the blue kilim rug in our collection were obtained from natural dyes.
The colours on blue kilim rug woven in the middle of the 20th century were obtained from industrial dyes.
The natural dyes were obtained from decoctions of bark and roots using processes that are now forgotten.
In order to obtain a beautiful pink, one used an onion-based decoction. To obtain a beautiful turquoise, one used a decoction based on walnut bark. The use of plants for dyeing wool was time-consuming. The wool had to soak for a long time in order to absorb the colours.
Industrial dyes were popular as soon as they appeared. They allowed a drastic reduction in the wool dyeing phase. They offered a wider range of colours.
The colours used for weaving a kilim rug depended on the region where the kilim rug was woven. In the north of Moldova people liked bright colours and blue kilim rugs with floral patterns. In the south of the country, people liked kilims with pastel colours and less floral patterns.
Moldavian blue kilim rug were the centrepieces of the wedding trousseau. The price of these kilim rug was very high. A bride who owned several blue kilim rug was considered rich.
The value of a Moldavian kilim rug was determined by its size and motif. The flowery blue kilim rug were at the top of the scale. Woollen kilim rugs with geometrical patterns were ranked lower.
The weaving of Moldavian kilim rug had its moment of glory between the beginning of the 20th century and until the 80s. Today, this tradition has almost disappeared due to competition from industrial carpets.
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Dimension of the blue kilim rug: 214cm x 360cm/7’01”x11’81”