990936 - Ghom 173x118cm
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|Length x Breadth||173x118cm|
|Feature details||Ghom Kork|
(Gum), which is 150 km south of Tehran city, after Meshad, the largest sanctuary
of the Muslims. Only in the 20th the 19th century, with the help of the Shah,
was the Carpet production revived. It was the "king" among the carpets.
These carpets, made entirely of silk, are among the finest in the world.
All shapes can be found in the design with strong and contrasting colors.
Floral and wildlife-rich is predominating. Usually Kurkwool on cotton or silk
on silk is being processed in a wool Node density of 250-500 and silk carpets
from 500 to over 1 million kn/sqm were made. The pile is then only 4mm high.