The 3’5” x 5’2” Ghoum from Iran. This finely woven
all silk rug has 625 knots per square inch. It has a thinly clipped pile that
shows off the delicate detail of the design. The field is red, while the main
border is a deep navy. Other colors in this piece are gray, rose, pinkish rose,
various greens, dark chocolate brown and a mid-blue. If you look at the border
of the rug, you will see an interesting, almost 3d effect, with floral elements
looking as if they are laying over of other elements of the border.