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A traditional dhurrie rug in a dusty blush hue, this piece brings a light, airy feel to your home. Meticulously handwoven and hand-dyed using lightweight cotton, this flatweave rug is prewashed to make it extra soft and elegantly faded.
Ethically crafted by a group of 15 master artisans in Banskho, India, each rug takes 5 days to complete. All made start-to-finish in a fair trade environment.
We recommend using a rug pad to reduce wrinkles and slippage.
This beauty is also available as a wall hanging.
- MEASUREMENTS: 2’ x 3’, 3’ x 5’, or 5’ x 8’
- MATERIALS: 100% Cotton
- COLORS: Dusty blush base with white stripes. Expect some striation in the blush base from the natural dyeing process.
- ORIGIN: India
All our rugs are made from the finest natural materials. We choose pure cotton or sheep's wool, dye it carefully, and weave it for strength. Following these suggestions will ensure your rugs can be treasured for a lifetime.
Vacuum rugs lightly and avoid direct and prolonged sunlight exposure.
Small cotton rugs may be washed gently and hung to dry.
If the stain was caused by liquid, act quickly to prevent from drying – use paper towels to absorb.
When in doubt, professional dry cleaning is always going to be your best bet. If you do decide to take matters into your own hands, a few tips for you:
- For wine, coffee, or tea, apply a solution of warm water, detergent and white vinegar with a damp sponge. Wipe with clean cloth and let dry.
- For oil, chocolate, lipstick, nail polish, or ink, scrub or scrape the stained area first. Then apply a solution of hot water and detergent with a clean cloth to absorb as much of the stain as possible. If required, leave the wet cloth overnight before wiping with a clean cloth to dry.
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While this rug is beautiful, the dimensions are wrong for the 3x5. The length is right, but the width is short by at least 5-6 inches, so it's more like 2.5'. Nice light pink/peach color with a lovely print. Planning to use in a nursery, but may return as it's more narrow than expected.
The look fits the picture, size is true, it’s more of a natural feel, but the color is a brighter peachy color than show in the other picture!
I love the citizenry and have generally had great experiences but, this item began to fade immediately. I has almost no color remaining after a short period.
Hi Sarah, Thanks so much for your note. The Vayu Dhurrie Rug is meticulously crafted and hand-dyed by master artisans in India, creating minute variations in the color. We're so sorry to hear that the color has faded from your rug, and want to make this right. Our client experience team has reached out to you directly to discuss next steps. Thank you again for taking the time to share your review - we truly appreciate it. Best, - Andrea