Persian Nain Silk 693 x 425cm


Specifications
Dimensions50395562 × 50394361 cm
Rug no

161631

Size in cm

693 x 425

Size in feet

22' 7" x 13' 9"

Condition & Age

Perfect, full pile

Composition

100% Silk pile based on silk foundation

Origin

Hand woven in Iran

Region

Nain

About the piece

Nain is a small town some 70 Km. away from the historical city of Isfahan where they adopted the art of carpet weaving around the turn of the century.
They are regarded as some of the finest quality using fine wool and silk, woven onto very fine cotton warp and weft.

One can distinguish how fine the Nain carpets are by counting the number of layers in a thread in one of the fringes of the carpet . The quality is classified as 6La and 9La, where “La” in farsi

( Iranian language) means layer. The lower the number the finer and higher density the knots .

The designs are generally taken from the beautiful blue and white tiled mosques. Silk is often used in the outlines to give a more luxurious and to enhance the decoration.

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