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Persian Qum Wool Carpet

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Country: Persia/Iran (Qum)

Period: Mid Century (1960’s)

Pile: Wool with some silk highlighting

Warp: Cotton

Size: L: 230 cm [90.6 inch], W: 160 cm [63 inch]

Thickness: approx: 0.5 cm [0.2 inch]

Knot Density: 484 KPIS

Details and Condition: : A very attractive hunting design rug from the weaving center of Qum. The carpet includes a wide range of well drawn animals like peacocks, deer, birds, elephant and imaginary animals. The ground color is red symbolizing beauty, joy and faith and the pile, mostly of wool has some silk detailing to the weave, frequently seen in Qum weaving. It is an extraordinary Mid Century Qum carpet.