New square handmade oversized carpet No. 63791 Tabriz 60 raj Iran 16.0 x 16.0 feet
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||Tabriz 60 raj
||16.0 x 16.0 ft
||wool (with silk)
(warp and weft):
||floral and pictorial / medallion
||rosť / ivory / wine red / green
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool with silk parts.
Commissioned by Khiabani, with Signature. This rug has over 30 different colours. With birds motifs
More about the provenance Tabriz 60 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 60 raj" therefore means, that within 2,76 inch (7 cm) there are 60 knots. This rug therefore has an average fineness of 430 665,000 knots/inch≤.