Use STOPP FILT anti-slip rug underlay under the entire rug for increased safety. You will need 1 STOPP FILT rug underlay with anti-slip (2'2"x4'1") for this rug. Trim if necessary. The rug is machine-woven.
Hand wash warm, 104°F (40°C). Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry. Iron, medium temperature. Do not dryclean.
The rug has the same pattern on both sides, so you can turn it over and it will withstand more wear and last even longer. http://www.ikea.com/us/en/images/products/alslev-rug-flatwoven__0123295_PE279490_S4.JPGALSLEV Rug, flatwoven, blue/whitehttp://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30211360/302.113.60IKEA$16.99