Qum pure silk rug - collectors item
Classic vintage silk rugs
Design: Floral with medaillon
Colors: indigo blue, gold, red, green
Pile hand-knotted 100% pure natural mulberry silk
Size: small rugs - also for wall decoration
Age: Approx. 1970/80
Condition: Very good, side edges and fringes rstored, freshly washed
Knot density: 600 kpsi
Underfloor heating: Suitable
Rug Pad: Yes, recommended on smooth floors.
Qum silk rugs - for sale
What is a Qum rug?
Rugs with the name JQum, Qom or Ghom usually come from the town of the same name.
What are the qualities of Qum rugs?
Rugs from Qum are available in many variations, both in terms of pattern and quality. The knot density of the hand-knotted rugs starts at around 200 knots per inch² for wool made pieces and reaches up to 1250 knots per inch² for rarely fine work in silk quality. The motifs are usually floral or patterned with a medallion, all over design or hunting scenes.
How much do Qum rugs cost?
A simple wool rug with a low knot density costs less than 300 USD in the size 5 x 3 ft, a rarely fine piece can well cost over 20000 USD in the same size. The knotting density, the amount of work and the material used are decisive. Antique Qum rugs are looked after in very good condition. The better the condition, the higher the price.
Rugs from Qum are among the most popular carpets. The reasons for this are simple: high-quality craftsmanship, fine knotting, fine materials and elaborate designs give Qum carpets the exclusive touch.