Nadal (10x13) - ON HOLDPasserine
DIMENSIONS: 9'8" x 12'5"
ORIGIN: 1970s Acid-Washed Tabriz
RUG COLORS: Cream, caramel, light brown, black etchings
PILE HEIGHT: Shaved pile
MATERIAL: Wool on cotton
DESCRIPTION: This rug is a 1970s authentic tabriz which has been acid washed and then treated with a white overdye. This process removes the majority of its original dye colors, in this case leaving an organic and flexible palette of soft beiges and creams with crisp black etching. This rug offers texture and character with a geometric motif that is clearly inspired by nearby Heriz-style village rugs, but with a neutral backdrop.
Acid washed tabrizes are excellent candidates for high-traffic zones and families with kids, as they are virtually indestructible. Their shaved pile limits risk of stains, and offers an affordable, one-of-a-kind alternative to other neutral rugs often favored by designers (e.g. jute, sisal). Pattern, color variation, and signs of wear with vintage items is normal.
Note: Many acid-washed rugs sold from overseas vendors are in fact new construction rugs manufactured in China, India, or Pakistan that are then treated to look like authentic tabriz rugs. Beware of these knock-offs, as they do not offer the strength and durability of a classic high-density tabriz construction. The acid wash process can destroy rug foundations in rugs with looser weaves, and may result in a rug that deteriorates in a matter of months or years.
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