Nain - Runner with Silk - 260 cm - 89 cm

Nain - Runner with Silk - 260 cm - 89 cm
Wool and silk on cotton - Iran - Late 20th century

-- "Nain runner with silk in beautiful used condition"

This a hand-knotted Nain rug, made of durable, natural materials. The way it is knotted and the diversity in patterns make this rug unique and emphasise its authentic and traditional character.
Nain is located 200 km east of Isfahan, at the edge of a desert.
Nain rugs often feature a medallion with arabesques and floral patterns, usually in cream with shades of blue. They are made of high-quality wool with silk accents, with a thin, tight pile on a cotton warp (bobbin thread).

The Nain is an excellent rug for regular use, with a high durability.
This is a runner in beautiful used condition, it can be laid down right away.

Main colour: Cream.
Accent colours: burgundy, taupe, grey, brown, green and blue shades.
Particulars: Beautiful shine; Lots of nap; Rich Abrash (natural colour difference); use of Silk.
Signs of wear: Minimal signs of wear due to use; few spots; small spot of moth damage from the past (photo 27 & 28); small traces of cleaning in the past on the back of the carpet (photo 30).

Please have a look at the photos to make your own assessment.

The rug was exported from Iran before 2000.
This lot will be shipped registered, with track and trace.

Internal number: N1001

Lot details
Nr of items
Runner with Silk
260 cm
89 cm
Wool and silk on cotton
Country of Origin
Manufacturing period
Late 20th century
Overall in good condition with traces of ageing and usage
Rug professionally cleaned
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