Story of the rug
The Ardabil Carpet is the world's oldest dated hand-knotted carpet (still exist) and one of the largest, most beautiful, and historically important.
It was made in the town of Ardabil in north-west Iran, the burial place of Shaykh Safi al-Din Ardabili, who died in 1334. The Shaykh was a Sufi leader, ancestor of Shah Ismail, founder of the Safavid dynasty (1501-1722).
While the exact origins of the carpet are unclear, it's believed to have been commissioned by the court for the shrine of the Shaykh, which, by the 16th century, had become a place of pilgrimage.
Comprising of beautiful color combinations and interesting Mughal art design patterns, this captivating piece of carpet has a personalized touch of rich Indian history. Extended durability, lavish looks, and true luxury on its own are the other few exquisite attributes of this carpet. To own the experience of this rich tradition, shop it online at reasonable prices on our online store 'The Rugs Cafe'.
- Material: Wool
- Color: Black
- Size: Please select from available options
- Construction: Hand-knotted
- Origin: India (from Rural Area)
- Collection: Traditional, Round
- Best for: Indoor/Outdoor use
- Pile Height: ~ 9 mm
- Vacuum whenever needed: Keeps dirt away from getting trapped into fibers.
- Rotate occasionally: Keeps the tone uniform.
- Clean immediately: If spills occur, clean immediately but don't rub the stain.
- Use protectors with furniture: For heavy furniture(s), put protectors under the legs helps to avoid flattening and piling.
- Professional cleaning recommended after specific intervals.
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- Actual colors may vary slightly due to certain factors (lighting, camera settings, angle, etc.)
- No two products will be identical, leads to the uniqueness of handmade items.