Ghoum - Carpet - 210 cm - 140 cm

Description
Ghoum - Carpet - 210 cm - 140 cm
Silk on silk - Iran - Mid 20th century

Persian semi antiaue Ghoum rug 100% natural real Silk, vegetable dyes. It has been hanged on the wall for years from private collection. This carpet is very unique due to very attractive design and special colors combination. Collector's Item, with certificate. (please look at the pictures)

The carpet imported to EU before 1 / 1 / 2015

• Item number : 01880

• Country of Origin: Iran (Persia)

• Size: approx 210 cm x 140 cm

• Pile: 100% natural real Silk

• Chain: 100% Silk

• Condition: Excellent. It has been hanged on the wall for years from private collection.

• Quality: Very high quality, 500,000 to 600,000 Knots per sq. meter

• Processing: Guaranteed Handmade
With certificate of authenticity

Fast and secure shipping via TNT/GLS. With tracking number in order to locate the parcel at any moment!
Additional costs for shipping to islands (Corsica, Sicily, etc.).

Ghoum (also spelled Qum, Ghum, Qom, etc.) silk rugs, other than being silk on silk, are some of the most elusive rugs to pin to any specific type of Design. Some of the most distinguishing elements to these rugs are their high investment value, very thin pile height .To handle, high quality Ghom silks are fairly dense considering how thin the construction seems. When lifted, Ghom silks will often drape over the hand, and are very malleable, often able to be folded up neatly and compact.

Hunting Scene Rugs – The tradition of hunting is deeply immersed within Persian epic history. Years before the first hunting scene rug was ever woven, hunting stories were passed down orally for over 1300 years.
Because this practice was so deeply embedded in Persian culture, it is no surprise that weavers portrayed hunting scenes in their work as early as the 16th century. These hunting designs show no specific city they do not directly refer to any particular person or historical event.

Lot details
Model
Ghoum
Object
Carpet
Length
210 cm
Width
140 cm
Material
Silk on silk
Country of Origin
Iran
Manufacturing period
Mid 20th century
Condition
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
Yes
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