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Gabbeh Limited

  • Gabbeh Limited
  • Gabbeh Limited

Gabbeh Limited

Gabbeh LimitedItem no.: 1366271 Size: 83 cm x 123 cm
Gabbeh is the name of a special rug woven by the Lori and Kashghai tribes. It is coarsely woven, made from hand spun wool and dyed in vegetable dyes. Gabbeh has light colours and a thick pile. Most Gabbeh rugs are sold in the bazaars of Shiraz. Typically, the warp, weft, and pile are all made of handspun wool, and have no fringes. The ends are Kelims that have been bent and sewed up. The patterns are most often geometrical, although the Kashghai Gabbeh sometimes display motifs in their finer rugs. Sometimes figure patterns can be seen; goats, camels, and lions, covered by small geometrical motifs, and copies of reliefs from Persepolis (the main city of the Achaemenid dynasty, near Shiraz). Typical colours are beige, red, orange, and dark blue. Gabbeh rugs are made by Nomad tribes and dwellers in the south of Iran. The Khasqai and Lori tribes are the best known producers, and as far as patterns and colour combinations are concerned, Gabbeh rugs are undoubtedly the most unpredictable of Pers ian rugs. The Nomad style is simple and spartan - qualities which make these rugs so varied and exiting. The attractive, pure colours and simple figures of the Gabbeh rug match the style of the modern home.
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Product specification

  • Condition:In very good condition
  • Knot density:150-250.000 knots per sqm.
  • Pile:Wool
  • Age:0-20 years (not used)
  • Warp:Wool
  • Manufacturing:Genuine hand knotted rug
  • Square meter:1.02
  • Color: Green , Yellow
  • Size:83 cm x 123 cm