The origin of kilims evolved from purely utilitarian, non-decorative, non-symbolic applications of weaving in some remote period of prehistory when human beings started to express themselves through arts and crafts.
The first weave was a technological advance over animal skins which were probably already decorated with dyes or beads when weaving was discovered, so it is probable that some patterns of color were incorporated into some of the early products of the weaver's loom.
1000 BC is the probable date of the slit-weave technique. This discovery was related to those flatwoven textiles found at Fostat in Egypt dating from the seventh to the eleventh century
Natural wool tapestry-woven modern kilim rug with scorpion-like geometric designs in rich, brilliant colors. This modern kilim rug has a width of 120 cm and a length of 180 cm.
This kilim was made by a local family business that had the craft for more than 100 years.
It is made from sheep wool that is washed then turned into threads then washed again to be dyed and woven on handlooms with high precision.
Get creative with your modern kilim rug as it is not only limited to rug usage can also be used as wall decor, hangings, or style it in your own way.
Handle with care:
You can wash your modern kilim rug outside with a hose while using 100% natural soap or carpet shampoo.
Your kilim rug should not be soaked or subjected to strong detergents.
Dry it out flat outside on gravel, avoiding tiled areas so the water can drain, as you may risk the colors bleeding.