No Backing, Karastan's Axmister weave incorporates a cotton foundation and wool pile with a woven through-the-back construction that closely duplicates the look and feel of a hand-knotted rug. Pile Height: 0.5" Style: Traditional Pattern: Solid Weave: Hand Made Material: 100% New Zealand Wool Country of Origin: USA Product Warranty : 20 year - manufacturer Care & Cleaning : Rotate your rug periodically. Vacuuming is the best way to remove every-day dirt and dust. (Special care should be taken in the fringe area as vacuuming with a beater bar can catch and pull the fringe, causing separation). Professional cleaning recommended.