These hand spun, handwoven and hand block printed rug runners are perfect for high traffic areas because they can be washed by hand or in a machine. They were made near Hydrobad India with all natural dyes and washed 7 times ... yes 7 times ... to minimize fading. The designs will look great in all decors ... from traditional to eclectic. The muted colors will be a neutral in any home. Each rug is unique.