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Felted wool rug "Mountain flower" | colorful area rug "Namda" from Kashmir | floral embroidery on white 6x4 ' felt rug | bohemian - boho

Felted wool rug "Mountain flower" | colorful area rug "Namda" from Kashmir | floral embroidery on white 6x4 ' felt rug | bohemian - boho

Regular price $244.00 USD
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Hand felted wool rug "Namda" made of pure wool and hand embroidered
"mountain flower"

In the mystique state of Kashmir in the North Indian Himalayan region, no matter poor or rich, it is traditional to sit on the floor and the floor can get really cold in the Himalayan region of Kashmir. Namdas, made of pure wool - hand felted and embroidered, are not only decorative rugs and magical, unique pieces of textile art, but also the best answer to cold floors and perfect for beautiful floor seating arrangements. They are also used as decorative bed covers or to adorn any corner of the home with its beautiful embroidery as bohemian tapestry How about using it for your cozy boho bedroom corner? You will love the "natural feeling" of it!

This one of a kind Namda rug base is dyed with veg. colors in white and embroidered with woolen thread in a typical "Mughal" floral desing. The color combination is amazing and will be an eye-catcher in your home.

Size is approximately 6 x 4 feet
(please note: the Namdas are never perfectly rectangular or straight)
Material: pure sheep wool embroidered with veg. dyed woolen threats
This specific rug is very special due to the "full embroidery" it takes around two to 3 weeks to create a felt rug like this.

 

The story of a traditional "Namda" :

Pure sheepwool , from the mountain area of Kashmir, is collected, cleaned and dyed. Then woolen flakes are spread evenly on a jute mat (minimum 3 layers of dyed and natural - like a sandwich), then sprinkled with soap water. The mat is then rolled tightly , tied up and compressed bx rolling it on the floor with the help of hands and feet for a long time. The ready plain Namda is then dry washed by the local women and finally embroidered by hand with the Aari (needle hook), traditionally floral designs are used but also geometric and more modern designs are possible.


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