Nain Tudeshk 6 La - Carpet - 280 cm - 170 cm

Nain Tudeshk 6 La - Carpet - 280 cm - 170 cm
kurk wool and silk flowers on cotton - Iran - Early 20th century

Antique/semi-antique rugs from Nain (The earliest and most collectable pieces are usually called Nain Tudeshk) represent among the best 'modern' periods of rug-weaving in Iran, and are comparable with the Safavid court carpets of the sixteenth and seventeenth century in their opulence and purity both in the combination of colours and excellence of design. Nain Tudeshk rugs were made with exceptional quality and attention to detail, but in limited numbers, during the start of rug production in Nain from 1917 to 1928. Most of these exceptional pieces were not produced for export. The number of knots on these rugs varied from 500,000 knots/sq. m. to 1,200,000 knots/sq. m. The movement to stabilise the master handmade rug workshops in Nain occurred after the Aba (outer wool garment worn during the nineteenth and start of the twentieth century)

Size: 280 x 170 cm
Approx. 5.750,000 knots
Origin: Nain Tudeshk, Persia
Period: Circa 1930/1940
Weft: Cotton
Warp: Cotton
Knotted with Kurk wool and silk flowers.
Comes with guarantee certificate.
In perfect condition

Lot details
Nr of items
Nain Tudeshk 6 La
280 cm
170 cm
kurk wool and silk flowers on cotton
Country of Origin
Manufacturing period
Early 20th century
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
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