This rug is made in Turkey and has a jute backing. A rug pad is recommended to keep the rug from slipping. Rug is made from 100% Polypropylene fibers, a soft yet durable fiber type. This rug is naturally stain-resistant and very easy to clean. Crafted using Machine Made technique to ensure durability and comfort. Unlike handmade rugs, this rug will not shed after use.