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New handmade oversized carpet #56009 Tabriz 40 raj Iran 19.8 x 12.11 feet

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Item Number: 56009
Provenance: Tabriz 40 raj
Country of Origin: Iran
Size: 19.8 x 12.11 ft
Age: new
Pile: wool
Design: floral / medallion
Ground Color: ivory
Price (incl. VAT): $ 34,000

Estimated delivery time:
4 - 8 working days

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More about the provenance Tabriz 40 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 40 raj" therefore means, that within 2,76 inch (7 cm) there are 40 knots. This rug therefore has an average fineness of 190 knots/inch² (ca. 300,000 knots/m²).



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