|Thickness||≈ 2 mm|
|Age||Contemporary 0-20 years (not used)|
|Origin||Persia / Iran|
Knotted by hand
Elaborate weaving technique with specialized artisans tying knots to form rows of pile either by cutting each individual knot or an entire row of knots. Hand-knotting takes time and also allows for intricate patterns.
|Also known as||Kelim, Qilim, Chilim|
This carpet is hand knotted/woven; therefore, difference in shape, thickness, pattern and sizes can occur. This applies particularly to nomadic and village carpets.
The colors in the rug will be perceived differently depending on the angle you view it from.
Kilim carpet from Persia / Iran.
The Kilim is a flat woven carpet that is woven by nomads in the south of Persia. They use a special technique when weaving, giving the carpet a thinner and cover-like quality. The kilims are also made faster than an ordinary Oriental carpet. Their pattern are traditional, stair-like and the carpet is suitable for hanging on walls.