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Gabbeh

Gabbeh

(Posted on 20/10/15)

Gabbeh made by nomadic and semi nomadic tribesmen in the Fars province of southern Persia, they are among the most primitive of all Persian tribal rugs.  However, the wool is good quality and the best items possess an undoubted rustic charm.  ...

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Agra

Agra

(Posted on 12/09/15)

Agra: The capitol of the Mogul empire. City in northern India producing reasonably good quality rugs in a range of mainly Persian designs, very similar to those made in the nearby town of Jaipur. The standard of Agra items is rather more varied, depending...

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Persian Abadeh

Persian Abadeh

(Posted on 18/07/15)

Abadeh: Extremely attractive, hard-wearing rugs made in the village of Abadeh in southern Persia (Iran), near the town of Shiraz.  They are not among the most finely knotted Persian rugs, but the knotting is very regular and, combined with the normally...

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Yagcibedir

Yagcibedir

(Posted on 04/07/15)

Country: Anatolia (Turkey) Category: village General details These extremely attractive rugs are made in Sindirgi area of northwest Anatolia, where they are woven in the traditional manner on a woolen foundation in good quality, close...

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Senneh

Senneh

(Posted on 23/06/15)

Country: Persia Category: village and workshop General details Made in the town of Sanandaj (formerly Senneh or Sehna), the capital of Kurdistan in western Persia, which gives its name to the Persian knot - although ironically the Turkish knot is nearly...

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Tabriz

Tabriz

(Posted on 21/03/15)

Country: Persia Category: workshop and master workshop Price range: low/medium to wealth  General details Made in and around the town of Tabriz in the Azerbaijan district of north-west Persia, they represent the most variable Persian workshop...

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Sarouk

Sarouk

(Posted on 14/02/15)

Country: Persia (Iran) Category: village and workshop Price range: medium to high General detail  Made in a wide area in and around the village of Sarouk in the Arak province of central Persia, they are generally of excellent quality.  They...

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Quoom

Quoom

(Posted on 03/01/15)

Country: Persia (Iran) Category: workshop and masterwork-shop Price range: low/medium to high General details The holy city of Quoom in central Persia is noted for silk rugs, which at their best are considered the epitome of contemporary Persian...

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Qashga’i (Gashgai)

Qashga’i (Gashgai)

(Posted on 20/12/14)

Country: Persia (Iran) Category: Nomadic Price range: Low to medium General details: Made by nomadic tribesmen from the upland of the Fars province in southern Persia, who traditionally market their wares in the town of Shiraz.  Old Qashga’...

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Nain

Nain

(Posted on 02/12/14)

Country: Persia (Iran) category: workshop and master-workshop Price range: medium/high to wealth General details The central Persian town of Nain was renowned as a weaving centre for high quality and costly woolen cloth: when this craft fell into...

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