Soumak rugs originally came from the Shirvan region of the Caucasus’ back during the 17th century. These area rugs would then go on to be woven in parts of Iran by the Shavasan Tribe and the Kruds, as well as some areas of Afganistan. Currently, these rugs are mainly woven in the weavers districts of India. Soumak rugs are known for their distinctive weaving style, and lack of pile, making their rugs be more like tapestries than pile rugs.
This is a great area rug. Having a great black field with a tan and ivory border.
The border has a beautiful set of floral designs that contains navy and maroon accents, extenuating the color in the main field.
Measuring 6′ by 9′ this Indo Soumak rug is a beautiful area rug, made in India.