This hand knotted pile rug is made using 100% natural dyes and handspun wool. A lovely soft grey field with strong tribal motifs in this runner which was inspired by a Bakshaish village weaving. This rug is woven with around 90kpsi. Weaving takes place in the northern areas of Afghanistan, the home of the Turkmen people. Carpet weaving is perhaps the most essential and revered cultural activity for Turkmen; something which traditionally all women take part in. The art of weaving is reverently passed on from mother to daughter with the weaving of these rugs taking place in individual family homes. FREE Shipping and Easy Returns.