This Persian rug has a silk foundation and a wool pile with silk details. It is a fine weave, with 305 knots per square inch.
The central Iranian city of Nain is renowned for its exquisite culture of rug making, which began relatively recently in the 1930s. Nain rugs are famous for their extraordinary level of detail and the exceptional quality of the materials. The exceedingly high number of knots per square inch in Nain rugs allows a level of intricacy that is not possible in other rugs. The designers are free to craft captivating floral patterns around central medallions that have an almost kaleidoscopic quality. The colouring tends to be predominantly light, from ivory to peach with darker colours used sparingly to render details.
This rug was designed was designed by Rahele Karimi, whose signature can be seen at the top of the rug written in Farsi.
Fine "Akhavan Karimi" Nain - 415 x 295cm
|Product No: 1427||Knot Count: 305 KPSI|
|Pile: Wool & Silk||Foundation: Cotton|
|Origin: Persian||Age: New|