Ghoum - Rug - 205 cm - 138 cm

Ghoum - Rug - 205 cm - 138 cm
Wool on cotton - Iran - Mid 20th century

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Ghom rug in wool and silk: these rugs are made in the holy city of Ghom, in the centre of Iran. The wool used is called "kork wool" and comes from lambs' necks. It allows for very fine and resistant threads, which results in a high knot density. These rugs are wonderfully made and, in some cases, richly detailed. This type of rug is proof of the fine tradition of silk weavers.

Manufacture: hand-knotted
Approximate thickness: 8 mm
Age: circa 1960 (60 years old)
Origin: Iran
Pile: wool (kork)
Warp: cotton
Knot density: about 300,000 knots/m²
Notes: 100% natural colours - superior quality - rare colours!

Comes with its certificate of authenticity.

This rug has been ecologically cleaned by hand using traditional methods. It can be used immediately.

Fast and secure shipping via GLS/UPS With tracking number to locate the parcel at any time!

Additional costs for shipping to the islands (CORSICA, Sicily, Sardinia, Madeira, etc.).

This carpet was imported from Iran before 1 January 2015.

Lot details
205 cm
138 cm
Wool on cotton
Country of Origin
Manufacturing period
Mid 20th century
Overall in good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
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