RARE TWIN SISTER Tree of Life Antique Rugs / Mats | A Pair of Unbelievable Weeping Willow Tree of Life Antique Rug Mats | ~ 1.9 x 2.6
We carry authentic Antique rugs and Vintage rugs that are truly one of a kind made all by hand with organic dyes and natural hand-spun wool. These mystical pieces have all been professionally cleaned prior to being listed and ready to use. Our entire collection is carefully curated with an extremely picky and discerning eye that captures the heart and soul of these weavers, and the story they share in their nomadic masterpieces.
Name: Risa & Reesa
Size: ~ 1.9 x 2.6 (Both about this size, give or take an inch in either direction)
Age: Antique Jewel
Pile: Low and Distressed with amazing age-related wear and patina
About: VERY rare to see twin pieces woven, especially in the ICONIC Weeping Willow Tree of Life motif! Botanical gems filled with flora inspired by the field around them. Both have an incredible quality of weave and this is how you get the crisp vivid clarity in design. Different birthmarks throughout each, as it should be. An incredible deep ruby-sangria and almost raspberry reds, lovely antique gold and brass hues, camel, deep indigo, soft blues, pinks, and more dazzle each leaf, flower, vine, and branch. Both pieces are naturally worn with age-related patina - authentic as they come. The pieces are nearly 100 or so years old, and they both have sensational wool. It is just so uncommon to have twin pieces, both in wonderful antique condition, both beautiful, and both TOGETHER. Unfortunately, I will not sell them separately, I believe they should always remain together and if you so choose to buy them as gifts, then in those circumstances I can see them going their separate ways - but the intent is what is most important. I feel it's my obligation to provide them as a package together as my intent is for them to remain together the same way I received them - and if you have two children, or two parents, or two family members or friends that you want each to have one - in a way, you are joining those two separate parties together through the idea of these twin pieces. If you have two small kids/children that you would like them to have one of them and for them to have with them as family heirlooms, that is incredible. I couldn't think of many other better ways for them to be used. They can be wedding gifts, birthday gifts, or special collector items that only two people on the planet will have to share - I love the idea of that, and I hope you do too. If you'd like us to secure the fringe or open up the fringe and have them opened and created so that both sides on each piece are even, let us know. If you'd like us to tidy up the bindings as well, and preserve these pieces so whoever gets these will get to cherish them for as long as possible, I'll happily have my grandfather do that for you all by hand - for his time we will ask maybe around $125 per piece, a nominal amount for him to put this time, energy and heart into preserving them for you, and them. You can buy them and then reach out to us and let us know what you'd like us to do to secure them; and if you'd like them as is, that's fine too! Let me know if you have any questions at all. Can't wait to see where these beauties go, and please share what you'll do with them as that means a lot to us!
This rug is one-of-a-kind, only one in the world, no others are available.
Because of the nature and age of these older/antique handmade pieces, irregularities and age-related wear are likely to exist and are not considered defects.
Any questions about this rug? Don't hesitate to reach out!
We always recommend a high-quality custom cut pad for any and all rugs; these pads are made for hand-knotted rugs. They create a body and support the knots of the rug, as well as prevent it from slipping and sliding.
A note from us to you: Buying a rug is special; it's not just you finding the rug, but also the rug finding you. Think about the many coincidences that have to occur for you to find the rug of your dreams. Our rugs are woven by nomads in the villages and remote mountainous regions of the major rug weaving districts across the world. All of our rugs are genuinely old and one-of-a-kind. Like anything old and unique, they are filled with character, soul, and story. The story of a rug is something we think about a lot; who was the weaver(s)? Did they weave it for personal use, commerce, gift, or trade? Who was the second owner, and the third!? Sometimes the little motifs and symbols in rugs can help tell the story, but we will never truly know - there's something beautiful about that. Alas, our joy is to curate these incredible pieces that speak to us, and to pass them along to their new owners to be enjoyed and cherished for many years to come; both continuing to add to the story of the rug, and to the story of the new owners.
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