Yarn braided around a shoddy fiber and or paper type core.
Not a True Braid. Actually a tube filled with fluffy materials. Ratio of 60% tube filler with 40% surface yarns.
Flat Sold by floor covering houses, furniture stores, better department stores, catalog houses and gift shops.
A True Braid formed around two legs of paper or in better rugs, around two legs of yarn. Usual Ratio of 70% surface yarn to 30% filler.
Rhody Rug Special
A knit tube as the two inner legs forms a cushion tube within a braid. This serves as a strong sewing base for longevity, a soft under foot feel and allows rugs to be more flexible without distortion.
Why Rhody Rug?
Rhody Rug uses Clearlon® T-50: a high quality nylon monofilament thread that exceeds industry standards and offers exceptional strength and durability.
Rhody Rugs are guaranteed to lie flat. The unique core filler insures this feature.
Good braids will feel fuller and have a nice heft to them. All stuff and no fluff is the key to a good quality durable rug.
A rug with yarn filler will have a nice, full feel to it Sewn braid splices where color changes occur can be unsightly and be a point of weakness. Rhody Rug makes a seamless rug. There are no weak spots
The art of braided rug making is an old New England skill and they take great pride in following this tradition with every rug they make. Rhody Rug know that the discriminate buyer will recognize the detail payed to the quality and design of each product they produce.
Made in the USA
Please Note: Actual color of rug may vary depending on your monitor’s make and model. All sizes are approximate and may vary slightly.