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Lalita Wool Area Rug

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Inspired by the artful curves and lines of rock gardens, this area rug is designed to bring a sense of calm wherever it lands. Luxuriously soft and extra plush, this rug practically begs you to kick off your shoes and make yourself at home.

Each rug is knotted by hand and made using the finest New Zealand wool. All made start-to-finish in a fair trade workshop in Bhadohi, India.

Unsure of what size rug you need? Visit our rug size and style guide for more information.

NOTE: Due to the size of this item, returns for a refund require a $65 total fee. Returns for store credit are always free.

  • Available in 5’x8’, 6’x9’, 8’x10’, 9’x12’, 10'x14'
    Rug Thickness: 1’’ Total (1/4” Flatweave with a pile 3/4’’ high”)

  • 100% New Zealand Wool

  • Ecru

  • India

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25° 23' 29'' N
82° 34' 03'' E

Fair Trade. Guaranteed. 100% of our products are made with a process guaranteed by the World Fair Trade Organization.

Our rugs are handcrafted to last a lifetime, made using the highest quality natural fibers – no synthetic materials like viscose, rayon, or polyester are used.

Basic care:

Because each rug is handcrafted with only natural materials and hand-trimmed to the desired pile height, it is normal to see loose fibers or shedding in the first six months. 

Vacuum lightly at least once a week using only low suction and no beater brush, as this may damage the rug. More frequent vacuuming will help prevent shedding.

Avoid placing rugs in prolonged direct sunlight as this can cause fading.

Rotate your rug every 3-6 months. This will help prevent excessive wear and fading in one area.

The use of a rug pad will keep your rug lying smooth and flat and will help prevent slippage.

Treating stains:

Blot spills immediately with a clean cloth - act quickly to prevent drying. Avoid harsh chemicals and household cleaners as they may damage or fade the rug. When in doubt, professional cleaning is always best.

  • Always free shipping within the continental U.S.

  • Exchanges and returns for store credit are free.

    Prefer a refund? A single re-stocking fee will apply to returns within 30 days:
    $0 (no fee) for just bedding and/or towels
    $25 for most other returned orders
    if your return includes oversized items (area rugs, furniture, mirrors)

    White glove delivery items are handled separately and have a 15% re-stocking fee.

    For all orders placed from November 1, 2022, to December 31, 2022, you have until January 31, 2023, to process a return or exchange.

To view our full shipping & returns policy - click here.

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Jacqueline C.
United States United States

Fabulous Lalita

The Citizenry's Lalita area rug is beautiful, soft, and comfortable. The color is more cream than ecru - blends well with most room colors. Ridges are not quite as easy on bare feet as a solid pile, but the appealing swirl pattern makes the somewhat uneven surface worth it. The size turned out to be too big for my bedroom. Tried the living room. Fits perfectly, looks great. Good to know that The Citizenry sources its rugs responsibly.

Kelly S.
United States United States


I LOVE this rug!! It is thick and plush and makes a statement. High quality and I appreciate the craftsmanship of this BEAUTIFUL rug!!!

United States United States


The perfect addition to our bedroom. Calm and serene, beautiful design, and soft on the feet! Wonderful rug!

United States United States

Gorgeous and So Well Made

Absolutely gorgeous rug and so well made. It's thick and plush, and truly perfect. I'm just so sad the ecru doesn't work with my decor, I would kill for this in a Navy or Olive.

Sarah P.
United States United States

Thick and plush

This rug is so thick and beautiful. Its simple style amps up the luxurious quality and beautiful design. It’s always out of stock probably for a reason.

United States United States

Terrible experience

A nightmare of an experience with Citizenry on this rug purchase. I waited all year for it to be restocked in the 6x9 size, checking back on the website weekly, and my efforts paid off when I finally had the opportunity to purchase it in August when 4 rugs were restocked. I immediately purchased and planned our new living room design around this rug. Citizenry ended up shipping me the incorrect rug, and the rug that was supposed to be mine was damaged in the process of being sent to the wrong customer. And now it's out of stock. What a waste of time, energy, money, and emotional investment in an item we will no longer (ever?) receive. This feels like the type of customer service you would expect at or a cheap rug retailer. Would exercise extreme caution in ordering rugs from Citizenry in the future; their warehouse appears to be in a very disorganized state, one where big mistakes have big consequences.


The Citizenry

Hi Noreen, We are so sorry to hear about your less-than-stellar experience - that is certainly not what we are striving for. We completely understand your frustration — both from a product perspective and the subsequent communication. This is not the level of service we strive to provide in any way, and we’re truly sorry that this has been your experience. We see you have been in contact with our Client Experience Manager and are currently working to find a resolution. Rest assured, we’ll get this straightened out. Thank you again for your feedback. We hope we’re able to prove our commitment to quality in every sense of the word in the future. Best, The Citizenry Team

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This piece is delivered to your home by our premium White Glove Service. 

In-stock items are expected to be delivered within 4-6 weeks from your order. Delivery timelines for custom furniture may vary. Your dedicated two-person team will deliver this product to your door, unpack your item in the room of your choice, and remove all packaging materials upon your approval. Flat rate delivery fees start at $250. For more information, please review our FAQ section.

Please note that any white glove items will ship separately from the rest of your order. However, all white glove items within your order will be held to ship together. All deliveries and appointments are managed by our partner, Deliveright.