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Antique Amritsar and Kashmir Carpets

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Antique Amritsar and Kashmir Carpets

This rug was produced in Amritsar near the Kashmir region located in northwest India. The weavers of Amritsar had not developed their own distinctive style of rug making until the early nineteenth century, and consequently, Amritsar rugs have a range of design elements, from European. East Asian and Persian alike. This carpet has an allover pattern in a dark rich blue. The border is in burgundy color. It is very finely woven with lustrous shiny wool. See the full details for this wonderful piece of art on our website. 

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Cleaning and Maintaining Fine Carpets

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Cleaning and Maintaining Fine Carpets

It is recommended that the carpets be professionally hand washed which rejuvenates the wool and brings out the brilliant colors. If you have a home with a moderate level of traffic, area rugs and carpets should be cleaned at least once every two to three years to preserve the condition of the wool. Dirt that stays in the carpet causes the wool to become stiff. Over time this negatively impacts the natural oil that is in the wool. Gentle suction vacuuming of the carpets once a month will not damage the carpet and helps to get the dust and dirt...

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