Birjand – Size: 197 x 305 cm


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ORIGINE: Persian

NAME: Birjand

PILE: Wool

WARP (Base): Cotton

SIZE: 197 x 305 cm

KNOT: Refer to photo (back of the carpet)

MANUFACTURING: Knotted by Hand

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Birjand is the capital of the Iranian province of South Khorasan. The carpets from Moud often have a Herati pattern, with or without a centrally placed medallion. They are sometimes divided into Moud Mahi and Moud Garden . The first one mentioned, Mahi, often has a beige colour with a light red or blue nuance and a star shaped medallion. The other, Garden, reminds one about Bakhtiar carpets, illustrated with a curvilinear garden motif.

The weavers uses double wefts and the workmanship is often of good quality. In both types silk is used to bring out the lustre in the pile. Other carpets from this area are Kashmar.

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