Informal Floral Oriental Rugs

INFORMAL FLORAL rugs, also referred to as “Rectilinear Floral” or Village rugs were originally made in the countryside by women who produced rugs for their own homes. Additional rugs could be produced to be sold, providing income to her family.

The designs of village rugs can be patterns native to a particular village that the women often learned as young adults from their family members or other women in the village. Sometimes the designs are interpretations of those seen in the City Rugs, but with a less detailed somewhat rustic appearance. Remarkably weavers work with no written design, and the carpets are woven from memory. Typical to this type of weaving is that the design in each of the four corners of the border often gets worked out differently.

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