This is a dramatic rug with a strong black backdrop. This durable rug intermixes shades of gray to form a bold piece. Rinse or hose any of these ultra durable washable kitchen rugs with water and lar flat to dry. If you need to use a mild detergent, go right ahead! Vacuum regularly using a hard surface attachment. Vacuuming with a beater brush is not recommended. Purchase yours in either rectangular or oval shapes. Do you want a different color? Simply Country Living has a variety of colors and rugs to choose from!