Modern kilim rugs are flat weave rugs in natural tones that give a contemporary look to your indoor areas. Our modern kilim soumak rugs are made of felted wool by experienced craftsmen, in India. Soumak(also spelled Sumak) is a term used for weft wrapping weaving technique. Soumak is named for the village of Shemaka in the Caucasus where this technique was widely practiced, but it certainly was not invented there.This construction technique produces a flat-weave rug that is thick, heavy, stiff, strong, exceptionally durable and makes a great floor rug. Modern Soumak rugs are not reversible because non-clipped yarns are left on the back. Designs are almost always bold and colorful, Modern Soumak rugs, in fact, are highly decorative and diverse textile pieces that flatter modern furnishings and soften minimalist interiors very well.