This rug is a unique piece of world art that will enhance your living space. The knot count per square inch for this rug is 200. They are made in the Caucasus, Russia. This rug is 100-percent wool pile, with pure vegetable dyes. Features: Knots Per Square Inch (KPSI): 200 Material: 100-percent Hand-woven Wool Pile Height: 0.25 - 0.5 inches Latex Free Primary Color: Navy Secondary Color: Purple Style: Traditional Pattern: Geometric Story Behind the Art: This magnificent hand-woven rug is called Soumak, which is a type of Oriental rug belonging to the family of flat weaves. The technique of making a soumak involves wrapping wefts over four warps before drawing them back under the last two warps. The process is repeated from one end to other end. Soumaks tend to be finely woven, and although not as durable as piled carpets, they are stronger than kilims. This rug was made in Dagestan area of Caucasus and it is conisdered to be semi-antique because it was made in the 1940s. The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Tip: We recommend the use of a non-skid pad to keep the rug in place on smooth surfaces. All rug sizes are approximate. Due to the difference of monitor colors, some rug colors may vary slightly. We try to represent all rug colors accurately. Please refer to the text above for a description of the colors shown in the photo. Please keep in mind that new wool rugs may initially shed and have a natural capacity to shed for several months after purchase. This is normal due to the nature of construction of most wool rugs and not a defect. Click here to view our Wool Rug Care Guide.