Loribaft Gabbeh India 5X8 Black Red Wool Area Rug

$1,670.00

Gabbeh (Persian for “unclipped”) rugs are usually thicker and coarser than other oriental rugs, and are probably the most well-known handmade carpets from Iran. Traditionally, they have been hand-knotted as sleeping rugs. Designs are usually simple, with colorful folklife motifs such as rectangular objects and animals, and few decorative elements.

During the late 19th century, Gabbeh rugs were made by tribal weavers who lived in the Zagros Mountains. The nomadic Qashqai tribes of southern Iran are the original crafters of the Persian Gabbeh rugs. Other Persian tribes have since adopted Gabbeh techniques, including the Kurds, the Bahktiari, and the Lurs. They are sometimes identified by the city in which they have been woven. For example, a Gabbeh style rug woven in the city of Shriaz might be referred to as a Shiraz-Gabbeh.

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Description

Gabbeh (Persian for “unclipped”) rugs are usually thicker and coarser than other
oriental rugs, and are probably the most well-known handmade carpets from Iran.
Traditionally, they have been hand-knotted as sleeping rugs. Designs are usually
simple, with colorful folklife motifs such as rectangular objects and animals,
and few decorative elements.

During the late 19th century, Gabbeh rugs were made by tribal weavers who lived
in the Zagros Mountains. The nomadic Qashqai tribes of southern Iran are the
original crafters of the Persian Gabbeh rugs. Other Persian tribes have since
adopted Gabbeh techniques, including the Kurds, the Bahktiari, and the Lurs.
They are sometimes identified by the city in which they have been woven. For
example, a Gabbeh style rug woven in the city of Shriaz might be referred to as
a Shiraz-Gabbeh.

Actual Size 5' 8" X 7' 9"
Product Type Rugs
Type Gabbeh, Gabba
Construction Hand Knotted
Style Traditional
Country of Origin India
Pile Material Wool
Foundation Material Cotton
Design Open Field
Pattern Solid
Colour Tags Black, Red
Palette Saturated
Condition New

Additional information

Weight 25.00 lbs
Dimensions 67.99 × 7.99 × 7.99 in

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