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New Oriental carpet #50089 Tabriz 50 raj Iran 4.1 x 2.11 feet

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Item Number: 50089
Provenance: Tabriz 50 raj
Country of Origin: Iran
Size: 4.1 x 2.11 ft
Age: new
Pile: wool
Foundation
(warp and weft):
Silk
Design: pictorial / allover
Ground Color: many colors
Remarks: Jewish motifs, Hebrew writing, Moses and other old testament scenes, 12 tribes
Price (incl. VAT): US-$ 3,100

Estimated delivery time:
4 - 8 working days

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More about the provenance Tabriz 50 raj | Iran

Tabriz is the capital city of the province of Azerbaijan in North-West Iran. The city was founded by the Harun al-Rashid approx. in the year 800. Since the 17th century Tabriz is probably the most significant carpet-production-center of Iran. The finer Tabriz production is considered the best Persian productions in terms of quality and design. In order to determine the fineness of a Tabriz, the term "raj" is being used which means "row of knots". The number of knots or "raj" is counted within the range of 2,76 inch (7 cm) which again is the unit of one "Gereh". "Tabriz 50 raj" therefore means, that within 2,76 inch (7 cm) there are 50 knots. This rug therefore has an average fineness of 300 knots/inch² (ca. 465,000 knots/m²).



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