Hand knotted pile gabbeh rug made with handspun wool imported from the Zagros mountains and a 90kpsi weave. In Persian, gabbeh means unclipped; an apt description for these thick, whimsical gems of tribal art. Their thick wool made for ideal insulation against the desert whose temperatures fluctuate from extreme hot and cold. Earlier iterations of these rugs were rather primitive and naïve. However, as these rugs became popular in the last decades, they have grown in sophistication and range of design. Originally woven by Qashqai and Luri tribes, now these rugs are made in many countries. They are a wonderful and whimsical treats for the feet and a feast for the eyes. FREE Shipping and Easy Returns.