Traditionally a sleeping rug,a Gabbeh is a specific and unique art of Qashqai,Luri and Kurdish women.It is a medium size (90 * 150 cm or larger) hand-woven coarse quality pile rug,characterized by an abstract design that relies upon open fields of color and playfulness with geometry.These types of carpets are much thicker and coarser than other Persian carpets; sometimes they can be as much as one inch/2.5 cm in depth.
Gabbeh patterns are of a very basic kind with only a limited number of decorative, mostly rectangular objects resembeling mainly animals. In Gabbeh usually bright colors, such as yellow and red, are used.
Gabbeh are made of natural, handspun wool yarn and all colors are created with natural plant dye.
If you are looking for a plain but beautiful decorative element for your space, a mixture between traditional and modern, we warmly recommend you get a Gabbeh.
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