Inspired by Banjo Paterson’s bush ballad Waltzing Matilda, the lightweight, hand woven rug is equipped for Aussie conditions. With a thick hand stitched border and available in two colours, its versatile jute/cotton material makes it easy to care for.
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Matilda Rug comes with a 1-year Koala warranty.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wool rugs require a professional clean every 1-3yrs, Frequency depends on the level of activity and how often are stains removed, properly vacuumed.
Jute and Jute blended rugs —vacuum regularly or dust when required. These rugs should not be wet cleaned.
For a more detailed guide on cleaning your rug, you can download the Koala Rug care guide here.
At Koala, we’re focused on creating a sustainable future, and hence designed our rugs with an environmentally sustainable approach where possible and because it is the right thing to do. So whichever rug you choose, rest assured that they are made keeping you in mind.
Wool is natural, renewable, planet friendly and ocean safe.
Our wool rugs are made from natural NZ wool, using the highest standards to ensure they are not only responsibly sourced but are also ethically sourced.
Jute and Jute blend rugs
Our Jute and Jute blended rugs are made from Jute which is a durable colour that can withstand high traffic areas and has minimal shedding, good for homes with pets, though not 100% pet proof.
Recycled Polyester rugs
The tufted colours are made using recycled plastic bottles, so for every rug made, it means less waste going into landfill. These rugs are easy to care for and extremely versatile.
Yes, however due to the rugs being handmade, care must be taken to rotate the rug occasionally. Avoid placing a chair with castor wheels e.g. an office chair, as it can get caught in the weave and damage the rug.