This cotton dhurrie was handwoven in Bikaner jail in Rajasthan during the turn of the 20th century.
It features a series of multicolored stripes in red, mauve and blue on deep indigo field. There are white snowfalke motifs alternating in rows between the stripes and in a red and white flanking stripe. These rugs were part of prison reform beginning in 19th century India.
In excellent condition, some wear on the fringes.
Size: 5'5" x 8'5" [1.7m x 2.6m]
Country of Origin: Rajasthan India
Type of Rug: Cotton Jail Dhurrie
Pile Height: Flatwoven
Condition: Very Good, some stains as pictured
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