Nain rugs take their name after the Persian city of Nain. Nain was renowned for producing high quality woollen cloth until the craft fell into decline in the late 1800s to early 1900s. To revitalize the city, rug-weavers were brought in from the city of Isfahan and workshops established, and by the 1950s Nain had established itself as one of the foremost carpet weaving centers in the world. Given this backdrop, it is only natural that many...more
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