Description & Technical information

Naïn started quite late to produce rugs. Its production is not part of the ancient history of carpets. But the skillful  weavers were inspired by the tile decoration of the Safavid mosques and palaces and eventually, around the mid-20th century, Nain acquired name and fame.

Date:  Second half of 20th century
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Iran
Medium: warp and weft: cotton, pile: wool and silk
Dimensions: 126 x 83 cm (49⁵/₈ x 32⁵/₈ inches)
Categories: Textiles