Carpet of the week… Magnificent Moud

Saturday, 29 October 2016 by

I adore Moud carpets. People freak out over Bidjar and Tabriz but for me the Moud takes the cake. I don’t like overly fussy fine patterns, I find them eyedazzling and busy. Moud has that perfect balance between a solid, hardworking rug and a fine, intricate pattern. I love the colours used too – usually a

Moud

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Moud

The city of Moud is situated south of Mashad and south of Birdjan. 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

Round Chobe

Monday, 15 December 2014 by
Round Blue Chobe

These rugs were originally woven according to the specifications of western designers, who prescribed subtle colours, textures and designs. They have evolved into a beautiful transitional art form of their own, usually in soft colours. A good chobe should be a vegetable dye on glossy, good quality wool. Takes medium to high traffic. Carpet, rug.

Kashan

Monday, 08 December 2014 by

Kashan is a ciry in Iran (Persia) which is famous for its well woven, durable and tradtional carpets. Usually woven in reds and blues with a profusion of multicoloured flowers and floral motifs, sometimes in pale creams, blues and greens. very respectable carpets, they stand heavy traffic and age beautifully.

Superfine Nain

Saturday, 06 December 2014 by
Fine Nain, Superfine, Persian, Iranian, City carpet

Nain is a city in Iran which is famous for its beautiful, fine carpets. Usually they are woven in creams, whites or off whites and blues but that can also contain red or green. Nains come in various finenesses, this one is a particularly fine one. It’s soft colours are blue and creamy and off

Superfine Nain

Saturday, 06 December 2014 by
Fine creamy coloured carpet. City carpet, Persian.

Nain is a city in Iran which is famous for its beautiful, fine carpets. Usually they are woven in creams, whites or off whites and blues but that can also contain red or green. Nains come in various finenesses, this one is a particularly fine one. It’s soft colours are creamy and off white with

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