65312 KURDISH SILK SOUMAK RUG

These gorgeous flat-weave style rugs made by semi-nomadic weavers are different than their cousins, the Kilim. With a beautiful front and a ragged back, you can see the construction is hand-woven. These rugs are made with special hooks and needles which makes their construction unique. These rugs are uniquely geometric with attention to symbols. Their main motifs are the central diamond, cross, eye and animals.  Also known as Soumakh, Sumac, Sumak and Soumac, these rugs originally came from the western part of Iran including Kurdistan, Turkey and Kermanshah. This famous design is known as the Rahrah, otherwise known as the “road”. It is made with natural dyes and share the rich symbolism representing the nomadic lives. The silk soumak rug is very special and super light-weight, easy to move and play with different areas of the home.  Visit our showroom today to see this and other unique pieces today!

Width

3'4"

Length

5'0"

Rug Base Color

Red, White

Rug Border Color

Red, White

Size Category

3×5

Origin

Turkey

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