Tag Archives: Persian rugs

Film | Gabbeh 1997

Post by: Katrina Mauro Beyond the physical labor that is put into weaving a rug, is the story that is told through the art.  This film, while not a documentary, does document both of these aspects of rug making, interweaving … Continue reading

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Documentary Clip | Persia, 1938

This is a clip from a 1938 color documentary on the Silk Road, from the 2nd reel entitled “Persia”, produced by the Esso corporation and distributed by Modern Talking Picture Service, depicting the process of producing Persian Rugs in Iran. … Continue reading

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#18092 Kerman: Circa 1880

Rug #: 18092 Origin: SE Persia Type: Kerman – Laver Size: 8’5”X 16’ Weave density: 10 H X 12 V ~ appx 110-120 KPSI Warp: hand spun cotton Weft: hand spun cotton Pile: wool Sides: 2 ply wool Circa: 1880’-1890 … Continue reading

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Sultanabad: Circa 1900

Rug #: 18876 Origin: North Persia – Arak region Type: Sultanabad Size: 9’’6” X 10’2” Weave density: 60 knots per sq inch Warp: cotton Weft: cotton Pile: wool Sides: 3 ply wool Circa: 1900’s Main Colors: olive-lime green, medium rust, … Continue reading

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