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Gabbeh Rugs

  • 5' 7 x 8'  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi-Color
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    Original price $1,245.00
    Current price $804.00

    5' 7 x 8' Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi-Color 61184

    New 5' 7 x 8'  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi-Color.    This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and ha...

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    Original price $1,245.00
    Current price $804.00
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  • 5' 9 x 8' 6  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi Color
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    Original price $1,345.00
    Current price $879.00

    5' 9 x 8' 6 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi Color 61185

    New 5' 9 x 8' 6  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi-Color.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and h...

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    Original price $1,345.00
    Current price $879.00
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  • 5' 7 x 8'  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi-Color
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    Original price $1,245.00
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    5' 7 x 8' Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi-Color 61186

    New 5' 7 x 8'  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi-Color.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has...

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    Original price $1,245.00
    Current price $804.00
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  • 8' 1 x 9' 9  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi Color
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    Original price $1,795.00
    Current price $1,418.00

    8' 1 x 9' 9 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi Color 61187

    New 8' 1 x 9' 9  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Multi Color.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and h...

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    Original price $1,795.00
    Current price $1,418.00
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  • 6' 6 x 9' 7  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,445.00
    Current price $1,121.00

    6' 6 x 9' 7 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63122

    New 6' 6 x 9' 7  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has kn...

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    Original price $1,445.00
    Current price $1,121.00
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  • 6' 5 x 9' 8  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63123
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    Original price $1,445.00
    Current price $1,116.00

    6' 5 x 9' 8 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63123

    New 6' 5 x 9' 8  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has kn...

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    Original price $1,445.00
    Current price $1,116.00
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  • 6' 4 x 9' 7 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,395.00
    Current price $1,092.00

    6' 4 x 9' 7 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63124

    New 6' 4 x 9' 7 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has kno...

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    Original price $1,395.00
    Current price $1,092.00
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  • 5' 7 x 8' 1  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63125
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    Original price $1,075.00
    Current price $812.00

    5' 7 x 8' 1 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63125

    New 5' 7 x 8' 1  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has kn...

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    Original price $1,075.00
    Current price $812.00
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  • 6' 7 x 9' 6 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Tan
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    Original price $1,445.00
    Current price $1,125.00

    6' 7 x 9' 6 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Tan 63126

    New 6' 7 x 9' 6 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Tan.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has knots ...

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    Original price $1,445.00
    Current price $1,125.00
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  • 6' 8 x 9' 8  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,495.00
    Current price $1,160.00

    6' 8 x 9' 8 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Light Grey 63127

    New 6' 8 x 9' 8  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Light Grey.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and ...

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  • 5' 7 x 7' 10  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,045.00
    Current price $786.00

    5' 7 x 7' 10 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63128

    New 5' 7 x 7' 10  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has k...

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    Original price $1,045.00
    Current price $786.00
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  • 5' 5 x 8' 3 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,045.00
    Current price $804.00

    5' 5 x 8' 3 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63129

    New 5' 5 x 8' 3 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has kno...

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    Original price $1,045.00
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  • 5' 7 x 7' 10  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,045.00
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    5' 7 x 7' 10 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63130

    New 5' 7 x 7' 10  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has k...

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    Original price $1,045.00
    Current price $786.00
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  • 5' 8 x 8'  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,075.00
    Current price $815.00

    5' 8 x 8' Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63131

    New 5' 8 x 8' Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has knots...

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    Original price $1,075.00
    Current price $815.00
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  • 5' 3 x 7' 10  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63132
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    Original price $975.00
    Current price $740.00

    5' 3 x 7' 10 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63132

    New 5' 3 x 7' 10  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has k...

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    Original price $975.00
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  •  5' 8 x 7' 8  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,025.00
    Current price $782.00

    5' 8 x 7' 8 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63133

    New 5' 8 x 7' 8  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has kn...

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    Original price $1,025.00
    Current price $782.00
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  • 6' 7 x 9' 10  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,495.00
    Current price $1,164.00

    6' 7 x 9' 10 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63134

    New 6' 7 x 9' 10  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63134.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and...

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    Current price $1,164.00
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  • 6' 7 x 9' 6  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,445.00
    Current price $1,125.00

    6' 7 x 9' 6 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63135

    New 6' 7 x 9' 6  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has kn...

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    Original price $1,445.00
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  • 6' 3 x 9' 8 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,395.00
    Current price $1,087.00

    6' 3 x 9' 8 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63136

    New 6' 3 x 9' 8 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63136.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and...

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    Original price $1,395.00
    Current price $1,087.00
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  • 6' 6 x 9' 9 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,475.00
    Current price $1,141.00

    6' 6 x 9' 9 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63137

    New 6' 6 x 9' 9 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has k...

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    Original price $1,475.00
    Current price $1,141.00
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  • 8' x 10' 2  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,545.00
    Current price $1,464.00

    8' x 10' 2 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63138

    New 8' x 10' 2  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has kno...

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    Original price $1,545.00
    Current price $1,464.00
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  • 8' 2 x 9' 6 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,475.00
    Current price $1,396.00

    8' 2 x 9' 6 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63139

    8' 2 x 9' 6 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has knots p...

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    Original price $1,475.00
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  • 7' 10 x 9' 8 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63140
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    Original price $1,445.00
    Current price $1,362.00

    7' 10 x 9' 8 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63140

    7' 10 x 9' 8 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63140.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and h...

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    Current price $1,362.00
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  • 8' 2 x 9' 10 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,525.00
    Current price $1,445.00

    8' 2 x 9' 10 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63141

    8' 2 x 9' 10 Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton and has knots ...

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    Original price $1,525.00
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  • 7' 10 x 10'  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque
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    Original price $1,495.00
    Current price $1,410.00

    7' 10 x 10' Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63142

    New 7' 10 x 10'  Hand-knotted Pakistani Wool Gabbeh Carpet Bisque 63142.   This Pakistan Gabbeh design rug is hand-knotted with Wool on Cotton an...

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    Current price $1,410.00
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  • 5' x 7' Tan/Marmalade/Black Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $1,304.00
    Current price $652.00

    5' x 7' Tan/Marmalade/Black Gabbeh Rug

    A simple Gabbeh rug in two-tone tan is made more interesting with borders of striped marmalade orange and black. The term Gabbeh comes from a Persi...

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    Original price $1,304.00
    Current price $652.00
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  • 4' x 5' Biscotti Tan Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $650.00
    Current price $325.00

    4' x 5' Biscotti Tan Gabbeh Rug

    The olden-day Gabbeh rugs are known for their coarsely knotted piles that feature simple and monochromatic palette like this Pakistani rug from our...

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    Original price $650.00
    Current price $325.00
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  • 4' x 6' Spruce Blue/Currant Red/Tan Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $902.00
    Current price $451.00

    4' x 6' Spruce Blue/Currant Red/Tan Gabbeh Rug

    This spruce blue Gabbeh rug from our Southwestern Oriental collection showcases an elaborate border of motifs and foliage design in contrasting sha...

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    Current price $451.00
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  • 4' x 6' Sand Tan Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $881.00
    Current price $440.00

    4' x 6' Sand Tan Gabbeh Rug

    This 4 x 6 Gabbeh rug from the Southwestern Oriental collection has no featured pattern. It does not boast of any elaborate pattern but a display o...

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    Original price $881.00
    Current price $440.00
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  • 4' x 5' Wine Red/Black Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $773.00
    Current price $386.00

    4' x 5' Wine Red/Black Gabbeh Rug

    A rich wine red surface is made visually effective by thin lines of square patterns spread all over the surface of the rug. It also features tassel...

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    Original price $773.00
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  • 3' x 5' Sand Tan/Black/Orange Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $538.00
    Current price $269.00

    3' x 5' Sand Tan/Black/Orange Gabbeh Rug

    A neutral-colored rug in sand tan that has no pattern design, stands out with a variation in color from the natural dyes featuring black and orange...

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    Current price $269.00
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  • 3' x 5' Ivory Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $419.00
    Current price $209.00

    3' x 5' Ivory Gabbeh Rug

    Make a difference in our home design with this simple yet style-impacting Gabbeh rug from our Southwestern Oriental collection. It features a beaut...

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    Original price $419.00
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  • 3' x 5' Sand Tan/Denim Blue Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $450.00
    Current price $225.00

    3' x 5' Sand Tan/Denim Blue Gabbeh Rug

    This naturally dyed wool rug in sand tan is made interesting by adding a contrasting solid denim blue border. It also features fringes on the top a...

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    Current price $225.00
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  • 3' x 5' Cream/Tan/Tangerine Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $612.00
    Current price $306.00

    3' x 5' Cream/Tan/Tangerine Gabbeh Rug

    This 3 x 5 Gabbeh rug from the Southwestern Oriental collection has no featured pattern. It does not boast of any elaborate pattern but instead a ...

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    Original price $612.00
    Current price $306.00
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  • 3' x 5' Granola Tan/Black/Beige Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $531.00
    Current price $266.00

    3' x 5' Granola Tan/Black/Beige Gabbeh Rug

    Breaking the monochromatic tan with streaks of black makes this rug more visually interesting. This rug's neutral color palette is very easy to in...

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    Current price $266.00
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  • 3' x 5' Tan/Beige/Ivory Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $626.00
    Current price $313.00

    3' x 5' Tan/Beige/Ivory Gabbeh Rug

    Rugs in the shades of tan can add luxury and class to your decor. The rug’s neutral tone makes it easy to work with other design elements. It can l...

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    Original price $626.00
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  • 3' x 5' Buttermilk Tan/Black/Tangerine Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $634.00
    Current price $317.00

    3' x 5' Buttermilk Tan/Black/Tangerine Gabbeh Rug

    This 3 x 5 Gabbeh rug from the Southwestern Oriental collection has no featured pattern. It does not boast of any elaborate pattern but a display ...

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  • 3' x 5' Tan Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $570.00
    Current price $285.00

    3' x 5' Tan Gabbeh Rug

    Collection: Southwestern Oriental Rugs Type: Gabbeh Size: 3' 0" x 4' 9" Primary Color: Tan Made in: Pakistan Construction: Hand-Knotted Kno...

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  • 3' x 5' Tan and Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    3' x 5' Tan and Gabbeh Rug

    Collection: Southwestern Oriental Rugs Type: Gabbeh Size: 3' 0" x 4' 9" Primary Color: Tan Made in: Pakistan Construction: Hand-Knotted Kno...

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  • 3' x 5' Tan & Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $606.00
    Current price $303.00

    3' x 5' Tan & Gabbeh Rug

    Collection: Southwestern Oriental Rugs Type: Gabbeh Size: 3' 1" x 4'11" Primary Color: Tan Made in: Pakistan Construction: Hand-Knotted Kno...

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    Original price $606.00
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  • 3' x 5' Cherry Red/Buttermilk/Tan Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $593.00
    Current price $297.00

    3' x 5' Cherry Red/Buttermilk/Tan Gabbeh Rug

    Add luxury and class to your decor with this red and tan Gabbeh rug. The rug’s warm tone makes it easy to work with other design elements in your h...

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  • 3' x 5' Tangerine/Beige/Brown Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $580.00
    Current price $290.00

    3' x 5' Tangerine/Beige/Brown Gabbeh Rug

    This uniquely patterned Gabbeh rug from our Southwestern Oriental collection features the warm colors of tangerine, beige and brown. Warm palette d...

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  • 3' x 5' Brown/Orange/Tan Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $616.00
    Current price $308.00

    3' x 5' Brown/Orange/Tan Gabbeh Rug

    This brick wall patterned Gabbeh rug features the warm color combination of brown, tan, and orange. A tasseled top and bottom edge add to the rug's...

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  • 3' x 5' Macaroon Tan/Ruby Red Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $610.00
    Current price $305.00

    3' x 5' Macaroon Tan/Ruby Red Gabbeh Rug

    Not sure how to decorate small and dull spaces in your home? A subtle yet style-impacting floor piece is the perfect decor you need to complete a m...

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    Original price $610.00
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  • 3' x 5' Cream/Blush/Beige Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $620.00
    Current price $310.00

    3' x 5' Cream/Blush/Beige Gabbeh Rug

    Create definition in your space with this uniquely patterned Gabbeh rug from our Southwestern Oriental collection. The display of color surely crea...

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  • 3' x 5' Maroon Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    3' x 5' Maroon Gabbeh Rug

    Fine horizontal lines fill the center part of this Gabbeh rug featuring the colors of Mahogany, Rust, and Ivory. Finished up with borders of a simi...

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  • 3' x 5' Beige/Mocha/Ginger Orange Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $626.00
    Current price $313.00

    3' x 5' Beige/Mocha/Ginger Orange Gabbeh Rug

    Lines on rugs give a traditional rug a modern touch so having this floor piece is very practical since you can easily transition from traditional o...

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  • 3' x 5' Amber/Brown/Ivory Gabbeh Rug - Image-1
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    Original price $622.00
    Current price $311.00

    3' x 5' Amber/Brown/Ivory Gabbeh Rug

    Creating a cozy space can easily be achieved by adding the right pieces of decor and furniture. Choosing the right color can be a challenge however...

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Everything You Need to Know about Gabbeh Rugs – Avail Discounts Up to 40% off

 

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Before you head over to our store and check out our very special Gabbeh collection rugs, let’s first help you learn a little about them.

What Are Gabbeh Rugs?

Gabbeh area rugs were first manufactured exclusively in Iran and are classified under Persian rugs. These rugs are special because weavers make them using top quality hand-spun Persian wool. The patterns of the rugs are not very intricate or complex; these rugs are simple and modern with geometrical patterns etched on them. Looking for a simplistic rug? Gabbeh Persian rugs have to be your ultimate choice.

Initially, the tribal people used these rugs as sleeping rugs in Iran and their colors ranged from ivory and beige to several shades of brown. These rugs are minimalistic in style, have a thick pile, and are velvety soft to walk on. If the rustic charm of Gabbeh rugs is your thing, don’t hesitate to buy one (or two) for your home!

Homeowners around the world have developed a growing fondness for Gabbeh Persian rugs due to their unique yet traditional style. Made from organically dyed wool, these rugs bring simplicity and snug comfort to your home. Gabbeh carpets can come in different shapes and sizes and can fit into different settings easily.

Categories of Gabbeh Rugs

When you go for purchasing Gabbeh rugs, you will find them categorized into different categories based on place of manufacturing, style, and design. Since we can’t have you getting confused moments before your purchase; we’re here to help you learn about a few common categories of Gabbeh rugs.

Basic Gabbeh: These rugs are coarse with a thick pile and a low knot count. They comprise of a large open field with very simple geometric designs in bright colors. They usually have tribal drawings of simplified humans and animals.

Amalehbaft Gabbeh: These are not as coarse as basic Gabbeh rugs and have a tighter weave with a short pile. These rugs comprise of simple patterns and very few design elements.

Kashkoli Gabbeh: These Gabbeh rugs have a fine and tight weave with a short and soft pile. They have fewer but simple and colorful geometric patterns.

Luribaft Gabbeh: These are very similar to Kashkoli rugs because they have a fine and tight weave and a soft pile. What differs is the fact that they are more sophisticated with detailed designs.

Gabbeh Soumak and Baluch Soumak: These rugs go against the very basis of Gabbeh rugs because they are flat woven and not thick-piled like typical Gabbeh rugs. They are colorful with tribal designs that dig right into the foundation of the rugs. 

How Are Gabbeh Rugs Made?

The term Gabbeh describes modern rugs with minimalistic geometric patterns. These rugs are relatively thick and made from vegetable dyes. Due to the unique name, most people wonder exactly where weavers make Gabbeh rugs. To answer this question, the rugs manufactured by the tribal women of Qashqai and Luri in the South-West of Iran are Persian Gabbeh rugs, but more on this later. Made from organically dyed wool, handwoven by Gabbeh weavers with utmost care and precision, these rugs sport human, animal, and tree motifs in vibrant colors.

Today’s Gabbeh rugs match the minimalistic monochromatic décor of contemporary living spaces and fit perfectly with modern furnishings. Every Gabbeh runner is unique in its making, color combinations, designs, and artistic vision. Skilled Gabbeh weavers make use of their creative imagination and the environment to weave distinctive designs.

Where Are Gabbeh Rugs Made?

Exclusively in villages of Persian tribes, most of whom are the descendants of the Turks; Persian Gabbeh Rugs are one of the specialties of Iranian weavers. The most renowned manufacturers of Gabbeh are the Qashqai for their use of lively colors. Made from lustrous wool from areas in the South-West, Iran is the manufacturer of the most riveting Gabbeh rugs on the market. Woven by hand at home from a variety of weaving techniques, most of these rugs are a result of the brilliant craftsmanship of Iranian women.

In the earlier days, most of the rug merchants disregarded the beauty of these simple yet gorgeous rugs and called them unrefined and of poor quality. But, for the last fifteen years, these rugs have garnered the interests of homeowners of more modernized living spaces.

Today, people tend to find beauty in simplicity, which is exactly what Gabbeh collection rugs stand for. People recognize these rugs throughout the world for their lively charm, smooth texture, and minimalistic beauty. For the last decade, the production of Gabbeh carpets in Iran has increased due to increasing demand.

The Construction of Gabbeh Rugs

Even though it is very easy to recognize Gabbeh runners by their simple outlook and bold color combinations, if you’re going to purchase Gabbeh rugs collection for your home, you must know about their method of construction. This will not only help you spot a Gabbeh matting from a collection of different carpets but will also help you identify an authentic Persian Gabbeh rug.

Representation of Nomadic Life

The patterns and designs of Gabbeh carpets are a stark representation of the nomadic life of Persian tribes. The loom used can be dismantled and then set up easily as the tribe moves from one place to another, and the designs are not representative of a thoroughly followed pattern. Weavers in the earlier days wove traditional Gabbeh on a horizontal loom.

The materials for each of these rugs usually differ from one another, and the shapes are found to be slightly irregular. The weavers most probably did not have the proper equipment for the measurement of the size of these rugs. The smaller sizes indicate that the rugs were as such so they could be easily carried with the tribe in times of migration.

Traditional vs. Modern Gabbeh Rugs

The Gabbeh carpets that came out in the earlier days were roughly woven by primitive techniques and were usually made for personal use. The rugs were rough in shape and often very coarse. Moreover, their wide rows of multiple wefts made them soft for floor covering and bedding purposes.

The wool invested in the making of the foundation of Gabbeh carpets is of supreme quality. Weavers utilize the same wool for the pile of the carpets, and they turn out to be pliable and smooth. This top-quality Iranian wool is from grazing sheep in high altitudes which increases the production of lanolin. Lanolin gives the wool its luster, softness, and stain resistance.

The knots tied in Persian Gabbeh are either the Persian or Senna asymmetrical knots. But since the weavers are the descendants of the Turks, Turkish symmetrical knots can also be found on many of these rugs. The fringe of these rugs is usually quite short with the edges wrapped in two separate colors. In spite of the fact the earlier Persian Gabbeh carpets were coarse and rough, the commercially manufactured Gabbeh rugs are anything but. These rugs are soft and squishy with a thick pile.

The Design and Color of Gabbeh Rugs

We have already learned about the construction of Gabbeh rugs. Now, let’s delve in a little more detail about their design and color.

Design

The Gabbeh design is vastly different from any other design; be it antique, modern, or one of the classic Persian designs. These rugs consist of striking color combinations, yet do not use too many different shades. The rugs embroidered with small motifs of birds, plants, humans, and animals look simple but modern. The styles fit a geometric pattern which leans more towards modern art than they do towards traditional Persian designs.

In the beginning, the Gabbeh carpet weavers did not use geometrical patterns and cartoon figures but incorporated their environment into the style and pattern of these rugs. As a result, these rugs turned out to be plain, simple, but warm and cozy. Exactly how the Persian nomadic life was. Every individual piece of Gabbeh traditional rugs was genuinely distinctive and unique in its identity.

From those days, these rugs have evolved into more elegant and refined rugs. Today, they are a true representation of modern abstract art and not just a simple representation of old nomadic life. The quality of these rugs has been improved to match modern standards and to fit well with present interior décor.

The bold and brash appearance of these rugs has made them very popular all around the globe, especially in the West where rugs with thick piles are generally preferred.

Color

The colors used in Gabbeh rugs created by using vegetable dyes give the patterns and sketching on the mattings a very vivid and arresting appearance. As these dyes are organic – collected from sources like madder root, walnuts, and other plants and insects of the area where the tribe would currently reside – the variations in color stand out after the weaving of the rugs ends. These mutations give the rugs a rich and unique look.

Some Gabbeh carpets have no designs and patterns but are sceneries of bold colors coalescing into one another.

What Do We Know About Modern Gabbeh Rugs?

Most of the modern-day Gabbeh runners and carpets are vibrant in color and simplistic in design. The motifs are bold and striking, and the diverse mix of colors appeals to rug buyers from a sea of carpets.

Gabbeh carpets exhibit creativity and are undeniably unique from other categories of Persian rugs. Some of these rugs have animal forms and simplified human forms placed whimsically all over the carpet. Sometimes, you may find abstract objects designed in a monotonous pattern with rich colors and unique combinations. Often, the patterns make no sense at all but are a stupendous work of color variation on top quality Persian wool.

What really separates Persian Gabbeh carpets from other carpets is the wide variety of colors and their brilliance coming out in bold design elements. The simplistic beauty of Gabbeh carpets easily fits in a variety of modern interior décor. These rugs work equally well with contemporary décor and more traditional decorating schemes.

Even though these rugs are pretty flexible with whatever settings you place them in, we wouldn’t recommend them for formal rooms. The moods and colors of these rugs are a complete contrast to the decorum of formal rooms.

How to Clean Gabbeh Rugs?

There are a few golden rules to clean all Persian rugs including Gabbeh carpets. We will walk you through each of these steps below:

  • Brush or vacuum the rug with suction only appliance regularly to prevent the build-up of grit and dirt.
  • Keep the rug away from damp places and areas of intense heat. To keep the patterns vibrant, keep the rug away from direct sunlight.
  • Pets often tend to use rugs as their scratching pad or chewing toy. Do not leave the rug unattended in the presence of a pet.
  • Clean the rug regularly to prevent the infestation of moths and other pests.
  • In case of spillage, immediately blot with some kitchen towels or plain paper.

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