582x310 cm very rare oriental carpet kilim Afghanistan Duri killim cotton.
Very beautiful, rare and unique hand-woven cotton kilim Duri
Vintage Afghan handwoven flatweave cotton dhurrie rug. Full of minute details and a bold, expressive design, combined with lush colors, this room-size handwoven vintage Afghan Dhurrie wool rug is a captivating vision of woven beauty. The abrashed field is covered with a repeating geometric design consisting of juxtaposed star motifs arranged in five vertical columns. Triangular amulets are symmetrically interspersed among the star motifs, underscoring the authentic and archaic spirit of tribal art. It is surrounded by a series of geometric fringes that work together to fully encapsulate the viewer with this piece. The striking play of pattern and scale gives this flatwoven dhurrie rug immense visual interest and graphic appeal. Perfect for a large room, executive suite.
In the 1970s, in the central knotting centers such as Kabul and Mazar-e-sharaif, especially from prisoners in prisons in Kabul, very elaborately worked cotton kilims were made. The material used for these pieces is cotton, selected colours, a rare fine weaving technique. With our present Duri (Satranji) kilim, great importance is also attached to the pattern.
A dhurrie (also dhurri, durrie, durry or dari) is an Indian and Afghan term for a hand-woven rug or a thin flat rug, a piece of furniture. The dhurries have unique designs inspired by the state of origin such as multicolored stripes,
The concept of dhurrie is a little different from a kilim or rug as they are used not just as a floor covering but as bedding or packaging. But there the dhurries serve the same purpose as carpets or kilims.
Article name: Duri cotton kilim ( satranji )
Provenance: Mazar-e-Sharif Afghanistan
Pile: 100% fine cotton, handspun
Warp: cotton, handspun
Weft: cotton yarn, handspun
Schirasi: Cotton, handspun
*Due to photography and handwork, color variations may occur.