Indigo and Faded Red Stripe Design Dhurry
A Vintage Indigo and Faded Red/Terracotta Stripe Design Dhurry Rug.
Most likely to have been woven in a village in rural India. Dhurrie weaving has played an important part in the life of village women- it is a tradition and skill passed down from mother to daughter. The geometric patterns and motifs all have a particular significance. This particular dhurry has the geometric flat-woven stripes with an ikat motif. Most likely to have been woven in an Islamic area that is in keeping with the stict rules of non-representation in Islamic art.
The dhurries were woven mainly for the home as floor coverings or bedding. They are woven on a small loom.