Handmade rectangular rug
In one of our collections focusing on rural life, we examine the native-to-India architectural feature known as the Jharokha. Its importance as the namesake of this collection is overshadowed by its symbolism, both as an object and an idea. As an object, it’s a feature of classic Rajasthani construction providing ventilation and privacy. As an idea, the jharokha represents the duality of the outsider and the caged. An outsider looking in, sees an ornate design and a glimpse of wealth, but the insider or the caged, is only able to see the outside world but unable to fully experience it.
Design: This collection’s design uses the ornate carved patterns found on the old archways and jharokhas of Rajasthan. The colors hark back to the rural theme with rust reds, mint greens, sumac violets, and indigo blues.
Sustainability: Through financial empowerment, proper training, and a constantly available support system, Jaipur Rugs ensures that the sustainability of hand-knotting is kept alive for both present individuals and generations to come.