Nain, Iran, 207 x 130 cm

Description
Nain, Iran, 207 x 130 cm
Wool and silk on cotton with certificate of authenticity

Origin: Nain, Iran
Measurements: 207 x 130 cm
Material: wool and silk
Knot density: approx. 250,000 knots per m²
With certificate of authenticity and a 1-year warranty.
Condition: as good as new, please see photos
shipping: worldwide and insured by UPS
Professionally cleaned
Number: 7509
The rug was knotted in the city of Nain, in central Persia, near Isfahan. These rugs are usually very light, with a cream-coloured or deep blue base colour and a large, central medallion. The high quality of these rugs is a result of the high knot density and the first-class materials used. They are manufactured in most common sizes. This rug is one of the most beautiful rugs in the world, and very popular among collectors.
Nain rugs usually have a cotton base with very soft wool. Quality is not just measured in knots per square metre, which is around 300,000 on average, but also in LA. LA is a Farsi term that indicates the number of threads which form each border. A Nain with a LA of 9 is considered to be a good quality rug (yet it is the lowest quality of genuine Nains), while an LA of 4 is the best. LA is related to knots per square meter, because it facilitates faster knotting.

Lot details
Material
Wool and silk on cotton
Country of Origin
Iran
Manufacturing period
1950-1999
Condition
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
Yes
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