Floral rug 200cm x 304cm/6’56” x 9’97”
The floral rug is the new trend! The floral design of this kilim rug and the bright colours are perfect for modern and minimalist environments. This Moldavian floral rug is available in one size. It is a handmade kilim rug, hand woven in pure wool in the middle of the 20th century. The strong points of this Moldavian floral rug are the quality of the materials, the finishes and the very attractive range of colours.
The Moldavian floral rug is recognisable by its large floral patterns on a black background and by its very bright colours.
The colours of the floral rugs in our collection were obtained from natural dyes. The colours on floral rugs 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.
The colours used for weaving a floral rug depended on the region where the floral rug was woven. In the north of Moldova people liked bright colours and carpets with floral patterns. In the south of the country, people liked kilim rugs with pastel colours and less floral patterns.
Moldavian Floral kilim rugs were the centrepieces of the wedding trousseau. The price of these floral rugs was very high. A bride who owned several floral kilim rugs was considered rich.
The value of a Moldavian kilim rugs was determined by its size and motif. The flowery kilim rugs were at the top of the scale. Woollen kilim rugs with geometrical patterns were ranked lower.
The weaving of Moldavian kilim rugs 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.
Dimensions floral rug : 200cm x 304cm
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