Persian Qashgai / Kashgai Rug – 297 x 212cm


Specifications
Rug no

358068

Size in cm

297 x 212

Size in feet

9' 7" x 6' 9"

Composition

100% Wool pile based on wool foundation

Condition & Age

Perfect, full pile

Origin

Hand woven in Iran

Region

Shiraz

Number of Knots

Approx 180,000 Knots in 1sq meter

About the piece

The city of Shiraz with its gardens, tombs of the poets and the ancient Persepolis, is situated in the Fars province in central Iran which lead to the name of the country Persia, today’s Iran.
Around the city resides the Kashgai ( Qashkai) nomads and their carpets are traded in the giant Shiraz bazaar; sometimes under its own name and sometimes under the name Shiraz.
Shiraz carpet, handmade both by nomads and residents in simple and geometric designs are woven around the city of Shiraz in wool pile and foundation. Using local dyed good quality wool in traditional nomadic design allows them to represent a good value for an individual nomadic handmade Persian Carpets

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