Kilim runner rug 75cm x 367cm/2’46”x12’04”
The Moldavian kilim runner rug seduces with its colours and the quality of its materials. This kilim runner rug is hand woven in wool, its stripes and timeless design makes it a perfect accessory for every home. This kilim runner rug is a unique piece of high quality.
The Moldavian kilim runner rugs is recognisable by its large floral patterns on a black background and by its very bright colours.
The colours of the kilim runner rugs in our collection were obtained from natural 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 Moldavian kilim rug depended on the region where the kilim 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 carpets with pastel colours and less floral patterns.
Moldavian kilim rug were the centrepieces of the wedding trousseau. The price of these kilim rugs was very high. A bride who owned several kilim rugs was considered rich.
The value of a Moldavian kilim runner rug was determined by its size and motif. The flowery kilim rugs were at the top of the scale. Woollen kilim runner 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.
Dimension of the kilim runner rug : 75cm x 367cm
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