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Antique Soumak Kilim

Material: Wool On Wool
Thickness: 3 mm
Size: 10′10″ x 7′9″ / 3.31 x 2.36 mt.
Carpet ID: ESSMKL007403

Afshar tribe is a Turkic speaking, mostly semi nomadic group living in southern Iran. Their pile rugs and flat woven kilims generally considered among the finest examples of nomadic weaving coming from that region today. The diversity and creativity of their designs is legendary. These carpets are renowned for their consistently high quality of substance and craftsmanship, along with a unique aesthetic. Skillful weavers of Afshar tribe also combine kilim, soumak and pile weaving techniques to create a multi textured surface in one loom, giving carpets a three dimensional appearance. Afshar rugs are to last generations and is not only a rug but a true work of art.

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